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Handmade & Bound 5th edition was a success!

Thanks to everyone who participated in or came out to H&BN on October 3rd. It was such a fun day with so much great stuff to see and buy. Over 500 people came over to Watkins on Saturday making this…

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Handmade & Bound is this Saturday Rain or Shine (we’re indoors)!

Have you marked your calendar? Handmade & Bound is this Friday evening and Saturday all day. Check out our vendors page. With over 40 vendors, many new and many returning, there is something for everyone in this year’s marketplace.  We…

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H&BN’s Artists’ Book Workshop at the Elder Refugee Center

See their work during the opening reception for our gallery show “Bound Together“.  

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H&B Looby Workshop

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Vendor Spotlight: Becca Hillburn

Becca Hillburn is a comic artist and writer living in Nashville, TN. Author of watercolor children’s comic, 7” Kara (http://nattosoup.com/kara-c…), about an 11-year old lilliputian girl who gets into trouble when being introduced to humans for the first time. Her…

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Vendor Spotlight – Terry Joe Sledd (Cripple Creek Book Arts)

“Each of my books is unique even though I may follow the same procedure and they possess many of the same dimensions. Moments during the process will dictate a books own individuality. This gives them a story before any item…

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Zine-O-Rama is a glimpse into the world of zines (rhymes with beans).  Zinesters from Antioch, TN, to Italy have contributed their creations to this exhibition which illustrates the wide range of techniques and subjects that typify this very personal form of…

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Vendors for H&BN vol. 2

Our list of Vendors just keeps growing. With participants ranging from EraBellum, an artisan co-op freshly opened September 1, through bookstores like East Side Story, community projects like Chicago’s North Branch Projects to the book artists of Brown Dog Bindery…

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Send Us Your Zines

As part of volume 2 of Handmade & Bound Nashville,  we are very excited to feature zines in a massive way as part of our events. This year we’d like to educate and appreciate zines in all formats and on…

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Great day

Thanks to all the sponsors, supporters, vendors, food trucks,performers, volunteers, and weather watchers who contributed to the success and fun of  Handmade&Bound Nashville #1. Here are the first shots from the festival and Encoded Structures opening.  More photos to come…

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