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Artist  Creator  Designer​

Alice L. Frati

Bangor, Maine

picture of book with a floral insert on the cover
four books, an embroidered hexagon blue box, a chinese statue

Tools of the

There are many tools that I use when doing bookbinding and Cartonnage. 

colorful fabric

I search for beautiful materials to use for handmade books and cartonnage boxes.

embroidery thread, scissors, hoop, needle

I use a lot of embroidery in my work.

cardboard pieces

Yes! All these pieces will become a cartonnage box.


I search for unique paper

of all kinds that I use for

handmade books.

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