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Book Folding Workshop


About the Course

Join us to learn the art of book folding, while chatting, making new friends and drinking tea. Bring a book (hard back) or alternatively use one of ours. Our tutor will guide you through the folding process and you will leave with a fab new statement piece for your home. Once you have got the bug...folded books make great gifts for weddings, christenings, birthdays, valentines, anniversaries and christmas keepsakes.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

The kettle will be on and all materials and equipment are provided. If you would like to bring your own book to fold please do, otherwise we will have plenty for you to choose from.


Sara Prebble at Folly Lodge Studio
Folly Lodge
The Folly
Red Road, Lightwater
GU18 5UZ
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Suitable for

  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers

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Next available date

1st November 2020


In-person course
- - #12447

The book-folding workshop with Sara was perfect ! Such a relaxed atmosphere with excellent instruction for this simple but extremely effective technique requiring just a book, a pencil and a ruler. Some of my friends shared photos of additional books that they had transformed at home that evening. I can see that this can be addictive ! Thanks to all concerned.5

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- - #12338

Really enjoyed the Christmas Bauble Making workshop with my Mum and Daughter. A lovely relaxing way to spend time together. We are now totally addicted to making more baubles at home! Sarah made us feel really welcome, was patient when we broke our needles and her workshop is amazing! Can't wait to come back for another workshop in the near future.

In-person course
- - #9632

An interesting course which is really well designed. Everything was prepared and ready for us (including a homemade cupcake) and we just had to enjoy ourselves, choose a design and produce something lovely to take home. Loved it, thank you!

In-person course
- - #9590

This is the second workshop I have been to at Folly Lodge, Sara is a great teacher, explains everything well and is very patient!
Lovely morning in a beautiful setting, I will definitely book again.

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- - #8750

What a lovely way to spend some time and come home with the finished article! I love the little blue tit I made and can't wait for the materials to be delivered and start making a flock! Sara was very inspiring and couldn't have been more friendly and helpful. Roll on the next course! Highly recommended!!

In-person course
- - #8412

Had so much fun on this fantastic course! It was a lovely space to learn a new craft in and Sara made it all very easy - (there is some math but nothing at all taxing). I left with some great ideas and am thoroughly looking forward to trying a new design on my own. Every friend, family and stranger on the street will be getting one of these books!!

In-person course
- - #8411

What a treat, a beautiful location and an amazing studio with lots to inspire you to create lovely things. We had chosen the book folding course and although optimistic; I honestly didn't believe I'd leave with a completed design!

Tea was on tap, music tinkling in the background. (quietly as there was a bit of measuring going on which requires concentration!) We chose our designs and with Sara on hand to answer all questions, off we went. Well, unbelievably, within 10 folds I could see my star start to take shape!

Lots of chat and cake later, we'd all finished our designs and had our photo taken with them all. I was very pleased with my simple star, there were hearts, butterflies, numbers and initials, and a double star, offset slightly, which was very clever in a vintage book.

Thoroughly enjoyable experience and highly recommended.

In-person course
- - #4329

FIrst time ever trying something completely different...was amazed how great my finished book looked....friendly relaxed setting...and of course yummy cakes too ! If you love to create and make, I would definitely recommend .... Thank you Sara for a lovely afternoon.

In-person course
- - #4328

I loved the course. It was great to meet new people and I loved the cakes! Really nice setting too, was not what I was expecting. In a good way!

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