Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Book Swap #13: PrairiePeasant

This little longstitch bound book is made with found and recycled materials. I love the upholstery fabric used on the cover, but have no idea if it is vintage or new--the colours and pattern are so much fun. The covers are lined with a khaki linen fabric that I found at a thrift store. Once again, I've used paper from a local papermaker, Botanical Paperworks, for the pages. I was lucky enough to find a box of their "leftovers" once at our local art recycling centre, ArtsJunktion. Even the cotton embroidery floss used for the binding was inherited from a neighbor. This book is completed with a vintage button and a little elastic closure. --Laura of PrairiePeasant

See Laura's ecofriendly journals, cards and envelopes in her shop: www.prairiepeasant.etsy.com.

1 comment:

Studio B (UberArt) said...

I love how Laura used re-purposed materials. I am the recipient of this great little book and am enjoying it immensely!