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P441b - Vintage File Folder Journals

Ingrid Dijkers
9:00 - 4:30
Tuesday - March 12

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$ 150  

A very unique approach to journaling and journal making, this workshop is more than just constructing a simple journal. We’ll start by making a 12’ roll of paper from a collection of unusual papers including - Braille, ledger paper, maps, old blue prints, pages from hymnals and foreign language books, all of which will be provided (but feel free to bring your own to share or trade with classmates). This will all be sewn and glued together before it’s bound in a cover made from vintage stock File Folders (including metal tabs). We’ll put this all together with a simple binding method to complete this eclectic and very workable unique personal journal. We’ll talk about different ways of adding to and working in this journal and how to add beading to the spine.

A few sewing machines are needed for this class. Please contact me at Ingrid@IngridDijkers.com if you can supply one.

$15.00 Kit fee includes -
Metal tab file folders for cover
Waxed book binding linen for binding
A large assortment of papers to work with

Student Supply list -
Bone folder
Elmer's glue
A 1/2" flat brush
A few sheets of softly patterned black papers for edging (see sample photos)
An assortment of papers you’d like to include or share/trade with others.

For beaded spine (to be done at home later)-
Size 6 glass seed beads (available at JoAnn fabrics, Hobby Lobby or Michael's)
A few larger beads, charms and trinkets.

If you have or we can share -
A heat gun

Most of the required supplies for your classes can be pre-ordered from Collage. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. For further info and to place your order, contact:

Maria Raleigh



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