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The spine for this interesting and colourful binding, by Susan Durrant, has been covered in blue and the boards in a canvas-like red bookcloth, into which several openings have been cut for the shells and a metal ship’s wheel. A...
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Ian Laughton needed his book back last month so it is sadly no longer appearing in the exhibition. However, local binder Linda Chawner came up with yet another original way of binding a copy, and this now joins the others...
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The textural look of this striking binding by Lee Rolph, has been achieved by the use of inlaid fish-skins in the colours to be found along a shoreline. The edges of the book have been painted in similar rich colours....
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Yesterday we took the exhibition down from the Cathedral library. Gudrun was delighted with the response from the public and in one week they had 120 people visit specially to see it. There normal visitor rate is about 100 a...
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The exhibition is now temporarily at my home as the glass display cases are needed for the Norfolk Contemporary Crafts Society’s Summer Exhibition at Creake Abbey, near Burnham Market in North Norfolk, which opens on 18th June for one week....
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I am delighted to have received sponsorship for the exhibition from the Education and Training Committee of the Society of Bookbinders. Unfortunately it came too late to be mentioned on the printed flyers and catalogue but I would like to...
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On Monday 20th May, we moved it on to The Rocket House Cafe in Cromer. This is occupies a light and spacious area above the Henry Blogg Lifeboat Museum on the seafront next to the old lifeboat station. With a ...
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After spending 2 weeks in Kings Lynn, where it was received very warmly, the exhibition spent Friday and Saturday 17th and 18th May, in Norwich at the annual Turn The Page Artists Book Fair, where it formed part of the...
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This binding, by Polly Bird, has been covered in parchment with spaces cut out to reveal a background of hand-painted pebbles, representing the use of flint as a building material in Norfolk. The endpapers have been hand coloured and a...
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This one is by Lyn Gibson who has bound the book with goatskin in two contrasting colours. The striking images of the fish are made from pieces of onlaid leather some of which have been sanded to reveal the more...
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