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  • Bookbinding/ Journal Workshop

    I'm almost settled into my Studio and Shop at "The Shops at Damascus Electric". All is going well.  I've been asked many times if I would teach a workshop. You asked and I listened - below is a description for a book/journal class in my Studio July 30, 2016.    Stop in to sign up or email me at  
    Handcrafted Art Journal/Book

    Workshop with Bette Brody (Bette’s Creations)

    Time:11AM – 4:00PM

    Date: July 30th

    Cost:Class $85 – (includes all supplies) Payable to Instructor (Cash, check or credit card)

    Students:  Require a minimum of 4 students for holding class

    In this class we will make a 5x7 art journal.  All aspects of the book will be discussed: covers, spine, end papers, and signatures..

    Supplies provided:  all paper torn or cut to size, Book Board cut to size, Needles for sewing, Tyvek tape, Book Cloth for spine, waxed linen thread, beads, eyelets, decorative paper, bone folder, awl, gel medium, brushes

    Sample journals  are at my Studio (The Shops at Damascus Electric) and you may also view some on my blog:

    Optional Supplies student may bring:  Embellishments for the cover