Make a stunning notebook with handstitched binding in a one day workshop in a beautiful woodland setting near Bath

Duration: one day

Price: £60

Run by: Tara Kelsall
at we do it in the woods


Brockham End

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About the Course

we do it in the woods - connecting people, woodlands & creativity. Our ethos is to support and inspire; our workshops are suitable for people who don't think they're arty as well as those who wish to progress their skills or just enjoy working alongside an artist. Each day is hosted by Tara Kelsall and begins with an exploration of the magical ancient Pipley Wood, gathering inspiration and resources to bring back to our marquee base.
In this workshop in simple book making with Joanna Wright you will learn to craft your own hard back book in a day, understand simple book binding and create something of real beauty.
You will learn how to make a cover from paper or cloth for your own unique book which will include a stitched spine and hand folded paper pages. You will also use tools and practise a variety of techniques for making facing papers and bookmarks. This workshop is ideal for anyone who has a 'thing' for stationery, and is also a great way to make a really special and personal gift for someone.
Joanna Wright is a maker, baker, sewer and grower who also runs our wet felting & eco-dyeing course.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All materials and use of tools required for the workshops are included in the price. We also supply a great selection of teas, herbal teas and coffee with a range of milks, suitable for vegans. We offer cookies or cakes at elevenses and again in the afternoon. An amazing gourmet, catered vegetarian lunch is provided, and with enough notice we are able to supply incredible food suitable for vegans and those following wheat free diets, or nut free.

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 29th September 2018

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