Designs & Patterns Archives - the book hut

Making a Tool Roll – Instructions

Like many a crafts person, I have several tool rolls, all of which I have made myself – for tools, paintbrushes, knitting needles – you name it, I have it in a tool roll! So I thought I would impart my knowledge and practice in the art of the tool roll so that one and […]

Knitted Cushions for the Seaside

These took rather a long time to make, but then I am not the speediest, nor the most experienced knitter, so perhaps in more skilled hands, they would be super quick! Anyway, given the effort, I’m pretty chuffed! My aim was to make two cushions for my new flat by the sea using a simple […]

Making a Book Support

This has taken me all of half an hour to make, and I really should have done it about a year ago – why is it the simplest things take the longest to get around to doing?! A book support is an extremely useful part of a book conservators kit, without one there is a […]

More Stamp Paper

As promised some time back, I have now made some more stamp paper, the last one was a sort of practice run, this is what I had been planning. I have made them a lot bigger, A2 in fact, and YES they took a REEEAAALLY long time to make! The plan is to scan them in high quality […]

Making stamp paper

As I think many of you will have heard me go on about, I am going to have a table at the Crafty Fox Market in Brixton on April 16th (please come along if you’re around), which, now I have done my essay (phew!) I am now really looking forward to. So… in preparation for some […]