Saturday, May 2, 2015

Workshop: Books with a Twist

Registration Opens June 22 at 10am.

2015 Maiwa Textile Symposium
Workshop Books with a Twist
Chad Alice Hagen

$295 includes 75 lab fee
October 31, Nov 1  - Class Limit 12
Maiwa East: 1310 Odlum Drive, Vancouver BC



Ever wonder what to do with those beautiful scraps of fabric that are too precious to toss out—those carefully folded samples from surface design classes or those exotic textiles found on your travels? 

Then imagine how wonderful it would be to make your own journals filled with blank pages and covered with your textiles!

This class will introduce you to two great bookbinding techniques: a concertina Coptic journal and a fabulous sketchbook. You’ll learn all the steps of beginning book-making—from folding and tearing your own pages to transforming your own fabric into book covers. 

You will never be without a book again!


Instructor Bio


Chad Alice Hagen is a full time artist living with Leon the deaf cat in a vine covered cottage in North Carolina. She has worked with hand felted wool for over 35 years and is the author of three books about feltmaking. She is also a book binder and in love with historic structures. She teaches around the US and Canada and at her studio. 

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