Sunday, October 8, 2017

Handcrafted Art Journal/Book Class

Handcrafted Art Journal/Book

Workshop with Bette Brody (Bette’s Creations)

Time:11AM – 4:00PM  (bring a bag lunch for a 30 minute break)

Date: November 4, 2017

Cost: Class $85 – (includes all supplies) Payable to Instructor (Cash, check or credit card)

Students:  Requireminimum of 4 students for holding classMaxium: 6-8 Students

Abstract: In this class we will make a 5x7 art journal. Learn the art of the Coptic stitch for your elegant book which highlights this unique exposed sewing style.  One of the features of Coptic sewn books is they lay perfectly flat when opened, making the pages easy to write or draw on. There will be a selection of pre-cut decorative papers for your book covers as well as various colors of waxed thread for sewing.
All aspects of the book will be discussed: covers, spine, end papers, and signatures.

Supplies provided:  All paper torn or cut to size, Book Board cut to size, Needles for sewing,  waxed linen thread, eyelets, decorative paper, bone folder, awl, gel medium, brushes.
Sample journals are at my Studio (“Bette’s Creations” located inside The Shops at Damascus Electric) and you may also view some on my website

Optional Supplies student may bring:  Embellishments for the cover

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