Naomi S Adams Austin Quilter of Killer Bee Designs

Archive for February, 2012

Handmade books

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

 Posted 2/25/12


Tape/ribbon bound quilted sketchbook, button closure and sketch paper signatures.

I just thought some images of some handmade books I’ve made recently were in order. The bookmaking class that I am teaching at both the Long Beach and Houston quilt festivals this year (titled “Quilted Journal”) will feature techniques to make medieval long stitch bound books. Sign up for classes through  – Enjoy!

medieval-binding-c.jpg Medieval long stitch quilted book, overdyed fabric, dyed batting, ribbon tie, watercolor paper signatures, button gifted to me by artist Margaret Ball.


Medieval long stitch bound journals, pleather and felt covers, ribbon closures with button and bottle cap,  sketchbook paper signatures.

medieval-binding-b.jpg Medieval long stitch bound quilted journal, commercial fabrics, buttonhole closure with handmade button gifted to me by artist Margaret Ball, watercolor paper signatures.