Handmade Book

1992

7x9

Over 20 years ago I made this book using a combination of vintage photos, construction paper, and resin coated photo paper sent through a Xerox machine, map scraps, and electrical, scotch, and masking tape. My mother let me take her Singer sewing machine to college and I used it to stitch together photographs and scraps of fabric into quilts and other stuffed pillow shaped objects. I sewed the pages of the book together with the machine. The book had been sitting in a deep part of a closet for many years and I decided to photograph it before it degrades.

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