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Petite Book Making

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Take a break from writing books and enjoy making them instead! Sign up for a local workshop to learn the simple art of small book making.

Working with handmade papers sourced from Laos and Bali and recycled materials, learn how to use traditional Japanese stitching to make books of all colours, shapes, sizes, textures.

At the same time Jan will introduce you to the art of haibun, a form of descriptive writing incorporating haiku which was made popular by the Japanese poet Basho.

Zine inspiration – the little books we make take their inspiration from the Zine movement and also from the traditonal rice paper books commonly used in Asia.

Artist books also give us many ideas as we mess around with all kinds of papers, threads, cardboard, recycled materials, fabric, scissors, glue, collage, folding, stencils and more.

Venue: The Paper Garage in Newtown, Contact Jan for address.
Date: April 20
Time: 11am -3pm

Lunch will be served.
All materials provided but bring your own papers and material to work with if you wish.