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Vendor Spotlight: Homegrown and fresh

Handmade & Bound Nashville is delighted to welcome four of our own Watkins students to the festival. Zie Campbell- The maven of Darling Dear returns. Sarah Mcdonald- Handbound books. Taylor Staples- Ink, printmaking and sewing. and Cameron Lucente- Zines and printed comics. Check…

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Vendor Spotlight – Courtney Loving and Hardwear Designs

Welcome Courtney Loving of Hardwear Designs and her exquisite book pendants.   Courtney uses many recycled and up-cycled materials to craft her beautiful and expressive bookish jewelry. Check out Hardwear Designs website and check out Courtney’s work at Handmade & Bound Nashville, no.4.

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Vendor – Frank Hamrick

We are excited to welcome book artist and photographer Frank Hamrick to Handmade & Bound Nashville. Hamrick is an associate professor and the head of the photography program at Louisiana Tech University. His work mixes photography, storytelling, handmade books and found objects….

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It’s not too late to register for a table at Handmade & Bound Nashville

How to pay: Mail a check to Watkins (attention Handmade & Bound) or pay with a credit card over the phone to Dwayne Breeding between 9 and 5pm. His number is 615-277-7436 . Or Online. Watkins accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express….

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“Whan that aprill”

Chaucer was right.  The “sweet showers of April” are one sign of Spring, along with National Poetry Month and the first stirrings of Handmade & Bound Nashville.  The Academy of American Poets suggests one way to celebrate: take a poem…

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H&BN 3rd Edition

Handmade & Bound Nashville 3rd Edition starts Friday, October 4, with the Sketchbook Collective in the Brownlee O. Currey, Jr. Gallery.  Join us for the opening reception from 5PM to 7PM.  On Saturday, October 5, from 11AM to 4PM, join…

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ZINE-O-RAMA!

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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