Classes & Events

2019 Classes

Unless otherwise stated, classes will take place in my studio at Western Avenue Studios in Lowell, Massachusetts.

Mixed Media Journal Class

In this full day class, you’ll create a personalized mixed media journal. There are two options: Thursday, June 20th or Saturday, June 22nd. Cost is $99. To read more and see photos, please click here.

Mixed media journal class

Little Leather Library I

Friday, July 12, 9:30am – 4:30p (1-day class)
In this one day class we will create three little leather journals measuring 5″ x 3.5″. You will learn how to do the following:

  • make the leather cover
  • create journal pages
  • 3 decorative stitches
  • 3 different closure types

No bookmaking experience necessary but familiarity with hand sewing is useful. You can take Little Leather Library II on the following day to make this a full weekend experience. Cost is $99. Click here to sign up.

Little Leather Library II

Saturday, July 13, 9:30-4:30pm (1-day class)
In this one day class we will learn three more little leather bindings and some new closure types. These stitch patterns are more COMPLEX than Little Leather Library I. You will make a minimum of one of each binding plus more if there is time. Some experience is required. Cost is $99. Click here to sign up.

Introduction to Altered Books

Saturday & Sunday, July 27-28, 9:30am – 4:30pm (2-day class)
In this introductory weekend class we will create an altered children’s book from start to finish using vintage papers, ephemera, fabric and found objects.

On day one, you will learn to:

  • how to prepare your book
  • my method of collaging and layering
  • incorporate stitching
  • create pockets and windows

On day two, you will learn to:

  • mixed media tags
  • miniature books
  • incorporate poetry and text

If you are coming out of town and need hotel information, please let me know. Cost is $199. Sign up here.

Make Your Own Sketchbooks
Saturday & Sunday, August 17 – 18 (2-day class)
Information to follow…

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