Hand-Sewn Book Making
Tutor: Angela Thames
ABOUT THE COURSE
Make your own notebook, sketchbook or unique gift book, using two different hand-sewing techniques. You will take home 2 books made from various types of paper which could include envelopes, used paper, tracing paper, graph paper and greetings cards.
Our tutor will guide you through the process of measuring, piercing and stitching using two methods: long stitched, and a multi sectioned Coptic stitched book using tape/ribbon in the construction and to fasten. These books make unique, personal gifts and the course is an excellent introduction to the world of book-making from an exceptional book-making artist.
THE COURSE WILL GIVE PARTICIPANTS
WHO IS THIS COURSE SUITABLE FOR?
Book lovers and beginners
WHAT TO BRING/WEAR
ABOUT THE TUTOR
Angela Thames is a renowned Book Artist with work held in both private and public collections including Tate Britain, Oxford Brookes University, Bath Spa University, and internationally in Italy and North America. Having graduated from UCA Farnham in 2006 with a degree in Fine Art, Angela now works as a tutor, printmaker and maker of artists books. Her work is usually inspired by walking in the local landscape or from days out, working in the garden.
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