Inside: how to make a herringbone pattern on canvas   I love patterns and I always look for fun and easy ways o make them. Herringbone pattern always seemed really complicated to make but I found a really easy way to make it on canvas!     WHAT IS A HERRINGBONE PATTERN   Herringbone, also called broken twill weave, describes a distinctive V-shaped pattern. It is distinguished from a plain chevron by the break at reversal, which makes it resemble a broken zigzag. The pattern is called herringbone because it resembles the skeleton of a herring fish.   WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CHEVRON AND HERRINGBONE   The difference is all in the zigzag, where Chevron patterns have a continuous zigzag design like a repeated V where as the Herringbone pattern has a broken zigzag design in a 45 degree angle. Herringbone is a pattern made up of equal-size, rectangular pieces, arranged in a staggered zig-zag pattern. its distinct …


  Inside: easy technique to bind a book without any sewing!   If you read a little about me you know I started scrapbooking because of my grandfather (you can read the full story here). But that is not the only thing I learned from my grandfather… he also taught me all about how to bind books, which he learned from his father. Every time I bind a book I think about all the history, tradition and craftsmanship in this task and it makes me smile. Binding books is indeed fun but it is also time consuming and not for everyone’s patience. So I wanted to come up with a way everyone could enjoy binding and make their own books.     BIND A BOOK TRADITIONALLY   Traditional book binding almost always involves some kind of stitching or sewing and that makes the process technical and time consuming. It doesn’t mean it’s not good or that you shouldn’t try it …

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