Worktable Wednesday

Today I spent most of my afternoon preparing for a photo album workshop at Studio Place Arts. I got a late start due to an unfortunate early morning car scenario. Grrr…

I’m good about documenting things when it comes to classes, so I have a detailed prep checklist. I try to update the file after every class. I love checklists – anything that requires me to think as little as necessary is awesome in my book.

Prep checklist for handmade photo album workshop

12:15 p.m.

I prepared most of my materials yesterday, so all I had left to do today was to cut the photo album pages.

Cut photo album pages for bookbinding workshop

12:44 p.m.

I love making class kits – it’s like filling birthday party loot bags.

Student kits for bookbinding workshop

12:52 p.m.

After the kits were done, I had to finish up my class sample. I glued the covers yesterday, so today it was time for binding.

Drilling holes in photo album pages

2:00 p.m.

Ta-da! The completed sample.

Completed handmade photo album sample for bookbinding workshop

2:08 p.m.

And then more packing. I tend to stage my packing in the hallway outside my studio so I didn’t take any pictures. I figured that technically, it wasn’t done on my worktable and was therefore disqualified from blog stardom.

Maybe I should start a Hallway Thursday…


4 Responses to “Worktable Wednesday”

By Mags Bonham - 16 February 2011 Reply

You are so organized!!! And I LOVE the photo album. Have fun.

By Elissa - 18 February 2011 Reply

Mags –

I’m probably the most organized slob you’ll ever meet. 🙂


By Maudie - 17 February 2011 Reply

What fun! – Those lucky students!!

By Elissa - 18 February 2011 Reply

Maudie –

You’re so sweet! My students seemed to enjoy the class. I’ll be writing a post about it later today.


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