The Booklace

wearable poetry books

Presenting the booklace! Forty short original poems from the collection The Song Remains. These poems were written in Morocco, Paris, New Orleans, Florida and Appalachia. The format was developed at Penland School of Crafts during a fall concentration in the letterpress studio.


Each booklace is one of a kind and hand stitched by Chelsea Lynn herself in an Italian longstich binding from the 1500s. Genuine leather. No waste assembly.


$45 each + shipping. 

Printed poems from fall concentration at Penland School of Crafts under the instruction of master bookbinder, printmaker, calligrapher, Beth Schaeble. Quill and Arrow.


© 2017 designed and illustrated by Chelsea Lynn LaBate