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Re: [BKARTS] Vellum source



> In a message dated 2/9/03 2:36:30 AM, tcl@TELEPORT.COM writes:
>
> << There is a new vellum maker on the scene.  Lloyd Lewis, of New Zealand.
> E-mail address: james.torrey@xtra.co.nz >>
>
> I got this vellum makers name from Jack and ordered some for a class I was
> teaching in limp vellum binding. They came quickly and there was no hassle
> about how to pay. We all loved working with it. The marks on the skins only
> added to the beauty of the cover. I could e-mail a photo of a book  from my
> class if anyone wants to see the vellum. I also tried dying it. It took the
> dye fine and dried just as soft and supple as before the dying. Some of the
> lighter colors did not appeal to me but the dark dyes, ones that blended more
> with the colors of the marks on the vellum were beautiful.
> Patricia Grass
>
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I would love to see a Jpeg of the vellum cover. I have used overbeaten abaca
for a book I made called Island: Journal from Iceland which I made after
failing to find a source for vellum that met my needs.
Much appreciated
Mary Heebner
http://www.maryheebner.com/

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