In June 2018, I was awarded the Helen Warren DeGolyer Award for American Bookbinding
This is the prize-winning binding.
Design binding on: Ian McMillan and Ian Beeslay, The Days Out, The Weeks Away,
Each section was sewn on a meeting guard,
The edges were left untrimmed.
Front bead silk headbands.
The boards were decorated both inside and outside with wood veneers,
The spine was tooled with gold leaf.
The binding was signed and dated on the inside lower board with gold foil.
Date of binding: 2014
This binding is for sale for $1250.
More information about the Helen Warren DeGolyer triennial bookbinding competition