Bird in Hands: Words for Birds
8" x 8"
Collaborative Print Exchange Project with members of the Delaware Valley Guild of Book Workers
Cover: Handsewn Bird on bookcloth
Text: Handpainted capital letters and letterpress bird, handsewn endbands
Detail: Bird in Hands: Words for Birds
Cover: Handsewn Bird on bookcloth.
Spine title: Modified Longstitch binding,
Cover: Chain stitch
Autumn Leaves 2018
Multilayered Accordion/Carousel Book with hand cut tree silhouettes, hanging leaves on gold thread, rice paper with embedded leaves and embossed copper paper.
Size Closed: 5.5” x 4” x 2”, Open: 5.5” x 4” x 15”
Autumn Leaves - Detail
Autum Leaves - Detail
How To Make A Kitchen Placemat
4.5" x 6.5"
Text: digitally printed on Japanese Rice Paper, Ela Egon Lauridsen sterling silver spoons, four mini handsewn placemats with gold thread
Book Detail: How To Make A Kitchen Placemat
Text: digitally printed on Japanese Rice Paper
Binding: Gold thread sewn in the shape of the Japanese word for fabric
HCG, An Encyclopaedia (front)
5" x 5"
Concertina Fold with handsewn red silk thread in EKG patterns. Text in encyclopaedic format.
HCG, An Encyclopaedia (back)
Florence - A Travel Journal
11" x 4.5"
Book case constructed to mimic Florentine window shutters, Binding: French Linkstitch, French Paper
How To Make A Cocktail Napkin
5.75" x 4.75"
Clam Shell Box, Silk Napkins, Case Bound book with Mohawk Superfine
3.5" x 5"
Letterpress cards with hand drawn ink illustration. Box: Japanese rice paper inlayed with dried flowers
Wishing you the gentle joys of this wonderful season
6" x 4"
Carousel Book, Recycled Christmas Cards
Detail: Wishing you the gentle joys of this wonderful season
Christmas Card 2016
3" x 4"
Letterpress and hand inked musical notes, edition of 40
Merry Christmas, 2015
4" x 3"
Christmas Cards, edition of 32
Letterpress and woodcut, handmade envelopes
Ethiopian Binding, Cover: Blind debossed red leather
5" x 3.5"
Binding: Caterpillar Stitch over leather, Cover: Cave Paper, Somerset paper
Case for St Francis Book of Prayers in Polish
4" x 6" - closed
Wrap Around Case for Bóg Mój I Wszystko, with hand lettered endpaper in silver ink
Detail: Case for St Francis Book of Prayers in Polish
4" x 6"
6.5" x 5"
Exposed Longstitch binding, multicolored French Paper
Passage of Time
7" x 9"
Tunnel Book, Gold Thread Stitched on Acetate, Handmade paper
Detail: Passage of Time
To California 2013
8.75" x 11"
Japanese Stab Binding with Canson 24lb Parchment paper, Color photographs and hand drawn illustrations with colored pencil.
Book and Box: Linen Book Cloth and decorative paper, game cards included, 2014
Detail: To California 2013
Page Detail: To California 2013
Puerto Rico, 2015
5" x 4"
Inspired by Keith Smith’s non-adhesive book structures.
Exposed Binding, Cover: digital image printed on Habotai silk book cloth, French Paper
Flower of Life: An Alphabetical Meditation
Book: Accordion Binding handsewn with silk thread, text digitally printed on Habotai silk.
Knitted mohair book cover and blanket, laser printed wood, clam shell box
2.5" x 2.5"
Medieval Longstich and Chain Stitch combination, 19th Century Parchment Manuscript, Spine: Tanned Cowhide, Paper: Fabriano CMF Ingres
3.5" x 3.5"
Ethiopian Binding with catgut, Cover: cedar wood
5" x 3"
Cover Image: Michelangelo’s The Erythraean Sibyl, Secret Belgian Binding, Cave Paper
3" x 5"
Cover Image: Digital print of Sauces, Oil on board, Lisa Scarpello
Cover Image: Digital photo of the Walnut Street Bridge, Lisa Scarpello
Cover Image: Digital Photo of a Praying Mantis, Lisa Scarpello
4.5" x 11"
Drumleaf Binding, Collaborative Project of Positive & Negative Images,
Cover: digital image printed on Habotai silk book cloth
So Much More Room
6" x 6"
So Much More Room: An Exquisite Corpse in 4 Movements with Huda Jabalawi, Lisa Scarpello, Mathew Sutter, Susan Viguers, Paper: Mohawk Satin
Detail Page: So Much More Room
6.6" x 5.25"
Blurb Books: Color Studies
7" x 7"
Black, White & Gray, Orange, Yellow, Green, Red, Blue
Blurb Books: Color Studies; a series of six books presenting color digital photographs
6.5" x 4.5"
Interpretive cover design: Golden Section collage composition from recycled book covers.
Text: Wendell Berry
Image printed on Habotai silk bookcloth