Embroidered Penguin Classics Covers by Jillian Tamaki

Somebody over at Penguin Publishing really knows how to pluck our heartstrings. We've been fans of their gorgeous clothbound classics for a while now, and just last week we ran across these sneak preview photos of new cover designs due out in the Fall.
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Illustrator Jillian Tamaki is the genius behind these 3 embroidered masterpieces, and when we say "embroidered", we mean, yes, she embroidered them. The craftsmanship is mind-boggling, and the overall look is fantastically whimsical. The books are due out from Penguin in October of this year, and according to Tamaki, the covers will be printed and embossed.

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Head on over to Jillian's blog for more information and to see her "making of" photos.

images: Jillian Tamaki

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