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Five Stitched Art Diaries - Series 1- Online - 20th Sept - 18th Oct weekly (7 - 8.30pm)

$250.00 - $350.00

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  • Image of Five Stitched Art Diaries - Series 1- Online - 20th Sept - 18th Oct weekly (7 - 8.30pm)
  • Image of Five Stitched Art Diaries - Series 1- Online - 20th Sept - 18th Oct weekly (7 - 8.30pm)
  • Image of Five Stitched Art Diaries - Series 1- Online - 20th Sept - 18th Oct weekly (7 - 8.30pm)
  • Image of Five Stitched Art Diaries - Series 1- Online - 20th Sept - 18th Oct weekly (7 - 8.30pm)

Series 1 - Monday Evening Weekly

Join me for a series of creative stitching. If you like texture and sewing, you will like these books. Get into the rhythm of making with this 5 weeks course of evening bindings.

Watercolour paper for covers provides us with endless combination of book designs made through weaving, stitching, cutting and slotting.

Don't be deceived by the simplicity of these books. They are the gateway to accumulating knowledge of different types of sewing, how they come together, all the while making a solid structure that looks and feels good.

The books can become as complex or remain as simple as you would like. Change the materials, add some leather or other decorative covers and they become very substantial books.

Each evening shall focus on a different sewn binding, you will make a variation of each model:
• Long and Short Stitch Binding
• Slotted Stitch Binding
• Not so Secret Belgium Binding - A variation better than the original!
• Knotted Stitch Binding
• French Link Stitch
We will be using lovely thick paper, with a 300gsm watercolour for book cover.

Date: 20th September - 18th October 2021 weekly
Time: 7 - 8pm

Tools you will need:
Needle
Bone Folder
Ruler
Pencil
Awl
A paper cutting knife (straight-blade)
Cutting mat
Glue stick or PVA (minimal)

Materials you will need PER session:
25 pieces A4 paper (at least 110gsm) short grain, folds down to A6
1 sheet A3 Watercolour paper (250-300gsm, the thicker the better) long grain
Thread
Book cloth - at least 1 A5 sheet

Optional:
Watercolours
Brushes
Magazines for waste paper

Closing date for those requiring materials delivery in the Sydney Metro area is 4 days before commencement of class.

Tool and Materials options
Options 1:
A full materials pack couriered out to you, free post. (no tools except needles)

Option 2:
Materials for however many class you book for couriered out to you.

Option 3
Select individual Premium tools or standard tool for purchase as necessary.
https://www.owlandlion.com/product/tools-and-materials

NOTE:
Should you choose to gather your own tools and materials, please ensure that all tools and materials are on hand within easy reach during the workshop. You will be expected to have everything on the list, or improvised at your own responsibility.

This is a technical workshop. The workshop requires a certain level of capability and confidence in using sharp instruments and being able to follow verbal instructions is expected.

Refunds:
No refunds for Online workshops once commenced. A Zoom link shall be sent out to you a few days before. We shall start gathering students 10 minutes before the workshop. Lateness shall not be accommodated.

Workshop written and delivered by Isabelle McGowan © 2020 Isabelle McGowan. All rights reserved.