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During my Amish vacation, I decided that I would take an old box, fancy paper, newspaper, and a paper-cutter to make =otohime0394
(Anna) her very own sketchbook! I used a Japanese stab-binding technique called asa-no-ha toji to bind the two covers, and for the sketch paper inside I sliced up pages from a larger sketchbook.
All of the assembly here is done by hand, including that cross-hatching pattern that I used with the paper on the front and back cover. This sketchbook took me about 7 hours to make completely.
Sometime during this process, I got the idea to make her name using colored cord that I had laying around, so I measured out the width and height of each letter and then poked the proper holes into the cover, after which I threaded the twine through it and tied it off on the inner cover.
Unfortunately when I scored the cover there was an issue so it didn't come out as precise as I had hoped, and I question its functionality.
But it's now with =otohime0394