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Wanderlust Journal

Jill K. Berry & Maude May
9:00 - 4:30
Sunday, Monday June 27-28

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$ 340  

Some Bookbinding and sewing experience helpful
Inspired by this quote, we have created a journal that celebrates the Wanderer.
Tuck it into your knapsack for that next adventure to Morocco, Australia or your favorite neighborhood coffee house.
You will begin by layering fabric, gelatin-printed and painted papers and stitching on them to create a wrap-around cover. Inside there are pockets to hold pencils, pens, paper, maps and treasures you collect along the way.
We will paint papers of all kinds; both opaque and transparent, using acrylics, gelatin plates, maps and stencils. Each of the four signatures has its own machine-stitched fabric wrap with laces, ribbons, pockets and more. There are blank watercolor paper pages to chronicle your explorations.

Skills you will learn or build on
• Collage Principles
• Creating a Visual Narrative Using Words and Images
• Layering Papers and Fabrics Together
• Machine Stitching


Materials Fee $40 paid at beginning of class includes:

Use of instructors’ bookbinding tools and needles
Use of instructors’ brushes
Use of instructors’ decorative scissors
Embroidery floss
Fabric glue sticks
Gelatin plates
Use of instructors’ irons and ironing boards
Golden Artists' Paints
Paper towels
Sewing thread
Sewing machine needles
Water containers
Watercolor paper for pages
Waxed linen
Wool felt 

There will be five sewing machines available to share. If you have a machine please bring it!


Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

Apron or paint shirt
Cutting mat (if you have one)
Fabric scissors
Fabric scraps
Gelli plate (if you have one)
Paint brushes 1" or wider for acrylics 
Paper scissors
Papers of all kinds 
Ribbons and lace
Rotary cutter (if you have one)


Click here for a printable page

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