This past weekend, a bunch of souls braved a blizzard - not weather-wise, but learning-wise. I held my first Blizzard of Blizzards workshop at Studio Place Arts, where folks completed five structures invented by the fabulous Hedi Kyle.Just look at the serious faces on these folks:Hedi invented her famous folded
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Yesterday I attended the opening for the first of the Book Arts Guild of Vermont's annual exhibits - Beyond Words. That's right - we have more than one exhibit this year.The first (and currently open) show is at Studio Place Arts in the Second Floor Gallery. Here's how the gallery describes the
This past weekend I taught a Crossed Structure Binding workshop at Studio Place Arts.The Crossed Structure Binding (CSB) is intriguing in that the sewing is done directly onto back cover straps that integrate into the front cover. This non-adhesive variation on the long stitch was developed by book artist and conservator
This past weekend I taught the first of two new workshops that are debuting this month at Studio Place Arts - Japanese Bookbinding. It almost didn't run because early on, there weren't enough folks signed up. Then next thing you know, it's full and there's a wait list. Go figure!I had a
In the chaos that is new motherhood, I have somehow managed to schedule two bookbinding classes at Studio Place Arts in Barre, VT. Many thanks to my husband for taking on Anna while I teach.Here's the scoop:The Paste Paper Photo AlbumDates: Saturdays, September 23 & 30, 2017Hours: 12:30 p.m. – 4:00
Last week I taught a fun class at Studio Place Arts on origami books titled Join the Fold. Here's the description:We'll be playing in the intersection between origami and bookmaking, creating folded books that require no adhesive. Many of the forms can be created from a single sheet of paper.
This past weekend I taught a Mini Mixed Media Cards workshop at Studio Place Arts in Barre, VT. This workshop was a condensed version of a workshop I've taught before. My students had to keep up with a faster pace and they did a great job! We started with a discussion
I recently taught a new workshop at Studio Place Arts - the Rustic Leather Journal. I had an industrious group of seven women in the workshop. The workshop offered a twist on the coptic stitch binding - instead of using hard covers, we used thick pieces of leather lined with lokta.
Over the weekend I attended the opening reception for Celebrate, Studio Place Arts' annual member show. There are more than 75 member artists participating and I am thrilled to count myself among them. The reception was full of folks admiring out the local artwork. My hubby was kind enough to take some
Yesterday I taught a paste paper workshop at Studio Place Arts and it was wonderful! I had a hard-working group of 9 women, crowded around tables and cranking out vibrant papers. I started by giving a little spiel about paste paper, including the history of the stuff (the technique has been