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Creative Day out - Mothers's Day - Handmade Journal Making

Creative Day out - Mothers's Day - Handmade Journal Making

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It's happening! And you don't have to be a Mother to join us!

Treat your fabulous mum and maybe yourself or a friend and yourself or just yourself to a relaxing creative retreat.

There will be Prosecco (no worries, we'll also have some delicious sparkling cordials) and cake and nibbles (working on a possible lunch option)

Cost per person £40 for the day
incl materials (if you are are coming along with your mum, you'd be paying a reduced price of £35, same if you brought along a friend)

Nibbles, cake and refreshments included in the price.

Either bring your own lunch or book lunch as an add on (vegetarian quiche with salad) for £5 per person.

In this day workshop we are going to create a beautiful handmade journal from a vintage book with the help of the the cheat's guide to bookbinding! No worries, I won't be bringing precious antique books, but a selection of suitable vintage hardcover books.

In this class I'm going to show you how you can turn a vintage book (or in fact any hardcover book) into a hand made journal, without having to actually rebind it!

You might have admired all those beautiful hand bound journals and junk journals on Pinterest and Instagram, but aren't quite ready yet, to bind your own from scratch.

In this Cheat's Guide to Book Binding, you are going to learn how to replace the existing or most of the existing pages of a vintage book with pages and papers that you have chosen. The whole process is really simple and will allow you to create a handmade journal in a workshop day.

You are going to learn, how to remove the existing pages, cut new pages and quickly assemble a beautiful journal. I'll bring a selection of lovely papers to choose from.

You are also going to learn how to add little extras, like tuck spots, pockets, envelopes and ideas on how to add pictures and photographs.

Special rate if you join your mum or bring a friend!

All materials cake, nibbles (and refreshments) are going to be included.

Let me know if you have any dietary requirements.

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?

all materials
refreshments, nibbles and cake
lunch is available as an extra add on


Nina Vangerow at The Forgotten Bookshop Girl
20 St. Teilo Street
Pontarddulais, Swansea
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Suitable for

  • Mothers Day
  • Suitable for beginners

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Next available date

26th October 2020

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