Anyone can make their own book or journal, but it can be daunting as a beginner. What materials do you need? Is it necessary to go out and buy a bunch of tools? Where do you even begin? That’s why Ali created the 5-Day Challenge. Every year, the Handmade Book Club runs three 5-Day Challenges.
Handmade Book Club & Classes
We had so much fun last October with our 5-Day Challenge, that we are hosting another one next month, March 8-12th. When it comes to creating handmade books, the most common struggle is not knowing where to start. This 5-day challenge will walk you step-by-step through your first project. You will learn about the basic […]
I’m excited to announce my participation in The Bookmaker Collective: a group of six book artists dedicated to spreading the bookmaking love. Discover new book making techniques or reimagine old ones as you create and construct artisan books from start to finish during six live workshop sessions. All of the workshops will be presented live […]
Are you struggling to get started creating handmade books? Are you unsure about what tools and supplies you need and what your first project should be? If you answered yes to these questions, then the 5-Day Journal Challenge is perfect for you. Over 5 days we will create a cute hand sewn journal together. I’ll […]
The Handmade Book Club is now closed. I have been frustrated with trying to learn the process through YouTube videos and Pinterest step by steps. Yours is by far the best program I have found. THANK YOU!!!! Shimi M from Montana There’s something that I’ve kept under my hat for several months and that’s the […]
I’ve just announced my summer class schedule for 2019, and there’s a class I’m particularly excited about, the Mixed Media Journal Class. I will run it on two different days, Thursday, June 20th or Saturday, June 22nd. In this full day class, we’ll create a customized mixed media journal using new and vintage papers. You […]
I’m having so fun much teaching a Sketchbook Series this summer. I don’t normally teach classes during the summer month because we’re usually traveling, but we’re staying close to home this year, so I decided to offer a few classes in my Lowell studio. In the first class last weekend we made a single needle […]