ID: Raven's Foot #2
This is the second
one I've done with the Raven's foot binding. I'm going to make a
few more. I like the coils on the binding and the threads over
the cover. It's again one
of the instructions from the Mary Kaye Seckler book called
"Book Arts - Beautiful Bindings for Handmade Books".
I used mat board for
the covers and covered them with some paste paper I made
recently. Yellows and reddish tones, nice and lively. I used
copper eyelets and added a few more just for fun. The inside of
the covers are covered with a ready made batik type paper in a
reddish tone. I used red and bright yellow cardstock for spacers
and used my Greek Key Border Punch on the yellow ones (both
The binding is done
with 4 ply waxed linen thread - for the core/feet I used
Heliwlol (which is like an olive green) and Butterscotch for the
I used 7 signatures of 4 pages each plus the cardstock spacers for each signature cut from Grumbacher's Pentalic Paper for Pens.
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