Need a new planner, journal or sketchbook? Now is the perfect time to learn all about making your very own leather bound journal with Michelle Lackenby from Paperazzi Design studio. Be guided you through the step-by-step method and learn the tips and tricks to create your own beautiful handmade leather journal with a long stitch spine.
This workshop will cover the techniques behind creating your very own Leather bound journal – complete with long stitch spine and beautiful papers! This bookbinding technique creates visual diaries, portfolios, photo albums – the list is endless. All materials provided on the day plus notes for you to continue your bookbinding practice at home, no prior experience necessary
What you will learn
- Instructions for you to continue your bookbinding practice at home
- Bookbinding techniques
What you will get
- Create your own leather bound journal – complete with long stitch spine and beautiful 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.