On this workshop you will revive a traditional skill by learning how to set metal or wooden type and make personalised, spiral bound notebooks or a set or cards (options alternate).
Bring along a brief quote you love, a joke or a greeting and we’ll print it on heavyweight card stock using one of our Adana tabletop printing presses.
Learn to set type into a frame (called a chase) and print it on the press. You can choose to use decorations or keep it minimal. Then you'll turn your prints into useful spiral bound notebooks, or a set of cards.
These make fantastic gifts for family and friends. You will make six notebooks and some extra prints, or a set of cards with envelopes, to take away are included in the cost of the workshop.
If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
Access to the use of two vintage printing machines; all materials; plus refreshments.
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Brilliant course, I really enjoyed it. The setting is wonderful and very welcoming. Lou was a great teacher and obviously knew her stuff. There was an amazing choice of cards and type, as well as the 2 lovely presses themselves to use. I love letterpress and I now feel confident about progressing further myself.
Response from The Arienas Collective:Hello Janet