Japanese bookbinding

Course summary

Using beautiful handmade suminagashi marbled papers, Paperazzi Design studios resident paper artist Michelle Lackenby, will guide you through various Japanese bookbinding stitch techniques and patterns and show you how to create your very own books to take home. These journals make excellent gifts just in time for Christmas and can be used for a variety of purposes. Think photo books, writing journals, travel diaries – the possibilities are endless. Come along and have fun creating your very own handmade books using the Japanese binding stitch style. No experience necessary.

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What you will learn

  • bookbinding patterns
  • simple Japanese stitch
  • Japanese stab binding
  • hemp stitch
  • tortoise shell binding

What you will get

  • all materials provided
  • notes and instructions
  • your own creation to take home
  • a fun and informative workshop

What to bring

  • Pen
  • Paper

About the tutor

Michelle (Mitch) Lackenby is qualified and lectures in the areas of Visual Communication, Graphic Design and Photography and has always been obsessed with pushing the boundaries of paper art and design within the realm of paper and bookbinding. She has over 20 years industry experience in creative fields which lead to the opening of her own business specialising in artist services, design and workshops. As the creative Director of Paperazzi Design Studio, Mitch oversees the branding, photo shoots, art/design direction for the business. Mitch is also the resident Paper Artist for Paperazzi Design Studio where she collaborates with other artists and is currently working on the prototypes for their new product range.

Course cost

COST: $69.00

Class availability: 0 PLACES REMAINING

Course dates

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