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Japanese Bookbinding & Suminagashi Workshop

Date: Wed 16 Dec, 2020

Time: 6.30pm

Venue: Work-Shop Melbourne

Address: 195 Argyle , Fitzroy

In this 3 hour workshop with Paperazzi Design studios resident paper artist, Michelle Lackenby, you’ll learn a variety of traditional binding stitch techniques and patterns and create your very own books to take home. We’ll cover the simple japanese stitch, japanese stab binding, hemp stitch and tortoiseshell binding. Each technique builds on the last and all notes and materials will be supplied so you can create your own set of softcover books to take home. 

Michelle will demonstrate the art of Suminagashi, also known as Japanese Marbling, guiding you through the process step-by-step, before creating your own beautiful marbled papers. 

Come along and have a fun session creating your very own handmade books combining Japanese binding and paper marbling techniques! No experience necessary and all materials will be provided

Tickets can be bought via the link below.