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17th century embroidered velvet book cover. A Comfortable Treatise, for the reliefe of such as are afflicted in Conscience: revised the third time, ... interlaced, and enlarged in many places. (London, 1620) Collection: The British Library

The tone-on-tone design of this 17th century embroidered velvet book cover has us dreaming up all kinds of fall how-to projects.

Embroidered Binding Bible: English Authorised (1655) University of Glasgow Library, Special Collections Sp Coll Euing Dk-i.15

Book binding... love this- will definitely make one soon- add it to the list!

Nice way to lay out tools for DIY creation. Photograph cut up fruits in a colourful way from this angle for title page or ingredients heading page.

Glorious; I always wonder what such a beautiful, old book might contain. The amazing thing about a closed book is the existence of infinite possibility within its pages - it could say anything and hold forgotten knowledge and hidden secrets. And you do not know until you look inside.

louise richardson. no idea what this is supposed to be,but it appeals to my artistic side and this is where i shall pin it!

Embroidered Binding (Back) Bible: English Authorised (1645) University of Glasgow Library, Special Collections Sp Coll Euing Dk-i.18

17th century embroidered velvet book cover. A Comfortable Treatise, for the reliefe of such as are afflicted in Conscience: revised the third time, ... interlaced, and enlarged in many places. (London, 1620) Collection: The British Library