Bespoke Stitched Book


Date(s) Available
Sun 29th October 2022 (11am - 5pm)
Hagglers Corner
Max. number of crafty individuals

Relax and create with this calming creative session. You will learn hand stitching, appliqué, braiding, boro and more techniques to create your own unique fabric book.

This workshop is for anyone who would like to develop their stitching. Suitable for beginners as well as those with previous experience and those looking for new creative ideas. Learn a variety of techniques and customise them to create a multilayered, textile art book either for yourself or as a gift. A reflective, mindful as well as creative activity!

Led by our experienced tutor and mixed media artis Helen, the session will cover:

 Making a stiff fabric book cover
 Finding inspiration
 Designing your fabric pages
 Weaving strips of fabric
 Appliqué techniques
 Embellishing techniques
 Small regular stitching in the Japanese Boro stitch style
 Ways to add words
 Finishing edges
 Braiding a cord page marker
 Making a tassel

 Techniques for stitching your book together

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