Summer School!

Summer (bookbinding) school classes have been going well this year!  If you missed last weekend’s class at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, don’t worry – there are more classes scheduled.

The next class is one of my most popular, it’s a one needle coptic binding, with a bit of a twist!  Read on for details.

Deconstructed & Reclaimed: From discard to journal

Learn how to craft your own hand-bound hardcover journal using discarded books. This workshop will introduce you to the tools of the trade, materials, and techniques to deconstruct a book and repurpose it into a new journal, using the Coptic stitch to bind the book.

When:  Sunday August 27, 2017  10am – 5pm
Where:  Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, 180 Shaw St. #102, Toronto*

*New Location!

For more information & to register, please go here.

See You At the One of a Kind Show!

It’s that time of year, when I spend 11 days as a vendor at the One of a Kind Show here in Toronto.

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I’ve got several new designs, old favourites and some brand new things this year!! (Like the Bookbinder’s Toolkits!). Find me at booth E34 this year. Stop by and say Hello, I always like chatting with fellow bibliophiles!

See you at the Midsummer Market!

Tomorrow is the Toronto Etsy Street Team’s spring/summer arts and crafts show!

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Join us at the historic Campbell house, 160 Queen St. W, Toronto for a day of handmade goodness! Besides the awesome artist/artisan vendors, there will also be food vendors! There will be folks selling inside and outside, and a selection of free workshops!! (I’m delighted to be teaching a quick Intro to bookbinding!)

And, as always, there will be swag bags for the early birds!

Show runs Saturday June 18, 10am – 6pm.
For more information, see the Facebook event page here: https://www.facebook.com/events/984334601616355/?ti=icl