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P407 - Abandoned Bookmarks

Helene Knott
6:30 - 9:30
Thurs Eve

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$ 85  

In this class, students will learn a precise method of lettering neatly on fabric with Pigma Micros pens.  The class project involves lettering on stabilized fabric to make a bookmark, the bookmark can be kept for personal use or to participate in the Art Abandonment Project by tucking it into a favorite book at a library or bookstore for a lucky recipient to find..  Skill level: beginner & up.

Please be courteous to others by arriving for class with the correct supplies. Contact me r helene.m.knott@gmail.com if you have any questions.

Materials fee $15 paid directly to instructor at beginning of class includes:

Fabrics to make the bookmark and motif fabric for embellishment, stabilizer, a master pattern/template for a variety of bookmark quotations, fusible web and a Pigma Micron pen.

Supplies You Need to Bring to Class in addition to materials provided by instructor:
• A portable light box: NOTE: if you have a tablet, there are low cost apps you can buy to turn your table into a light box for tracing or you may use a standard artist’s light box.
• Embroidery Scissors (optional): a fine tipped pair with sharp blades no more than 1 ½” long. These will be used only if you wish to embellish your bookmark with a motif cut from a novelty print.
• Rotary cutter, mat and a 6” square (or larger) cutting ruler
• Iron & board/pad: check to see if venue provides these.
• Pencil with a good eraser

Other Incidental Supplies:
 You may or may not need these things; they are mainly for comfort.
• Lighting: additional lighting may be helpful; a portable Ott light would be appropriate.
• Extension cords and plug strips: check to see if these will be provided or if it’s advisable to bring your own.
• A Pillow: Many venues have less than comfortable chairs, a pillow may help.

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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