2. Do you save your mistakes/ or designs you don't love right away -or ditch them?
3. What's on your "next to try" list?
5. What music do you listen to when designing?
6. How long does a design take you to create?
7. How do you organize your supplies?
8. What books/magazines do you read?
9. How would you describe your personal style?
10. How do you determine what a design is going to be made with?
11. Do you have a collection of anything?
12. How did your book come to be made?
• Learned to drive by driving cross-country for 6 weeks with no license.
• Knit my own wedding dress.
• Had my tonsils grow back.
• Lived in a big old house where I had 76 roommates over the course of 9 years.
More about the Quarry book:
Stacie Dolin is a bookbinder and consummate crafter located in Arlington, MA. After working in the silkscreen industry for a number of years, she moved to Boston to study bookbinding at the North Bennet Street School. She now teaches numerous bookbinding workshops and does independent binding and book repair. When not playing with books, Stacie knits, spins, and quilts, and looks for ways to integrate her fiber activities into her bookbinding.
Amy Lapidow is a hand bookbinder, trained through The North Bennet Street School and several other institutions including Rare Book School and CBBAG. She teaches through the NBSS workshop program, where she has developed classes on a number of bookbinding concepts. Her personal interest is taking historic bookbinding structures and updating them by using alternate materials and for contemporary uses. Her work has been seen in 500 Handmade Books and as part of the exhibit One Book Many Interpretations at The Chicago Public Library, where she combined a classic binding style with QR codes. She lives in Somerville, MA.