book·ish : Penguin Threads Deluxe Classics.

Illustrator Jillian Tamaki was given the amazing opportunity to create covers of three different books for Penguin. Aren't the detail and color amazing?

Look at her sewing away on the Emma piece:

And here is the finished product of The Secret Garden:

Hand embroidered versions will not be available for purchase, but Jillian says on her blog that the covers will be printed with a sculptural embossing technique to emphasize the stitches. I'm thinking I'll definitely pick one up when they come out this fall!


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Adriana said...

These look fantastic!So pretty.Worth buying one...

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