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Stampaway 2014

I am honored to teaching four bookbinding workshops at Stampaway!

You’ll find all of the workshop details in my earlier posts. For more information or to register, please follow the “Stampaway” link to the right.

Stampaway USA is not just another rubber stamping convention…it’s a five-day learning and shopping rubber stamping extravaganza featuring classes, a Friday preview party, fundraisers, an all-day Saturday rubber stamp convention, and more! Stampaway USA is a production of Stamp Your Art Out!

Friday Night Preview Party-August 8, 2014 (Sharonville Convention Center) Theme is “Crazier Hats”
All Day Convention-August 9, 2014 (Sharonville Convention Center)
Classes-August 6-8, 2014 (Held at Radisson Cincinnati CoCo Key Water Resort- formerly Crowne Plaza)

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Ribbon Journal — Stampaway 2014

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FRI  AUG 8        

You’ll choose from handmade papers from India to   create the cover for this intriguing journal. The text   pages will be sewn onto a ribbon which ties into the  spine of the book. The journal is 4.25”x 5.75” and has 48 cream colored, unlined pages. All materials provided, including written instructions. Jan is a graduate of Hollanders School of Book and Paper Arts in Ann Arbor, MI. Bring: pencil, transparent ruler, bone folder, awl, scissors, 1” foam or flat brush for gluing, old wash rag,  X-Acto knife, cutting mat. Helpful: paperback book at least 1” thick to use as punching cradle (using it will break spine, so bring a book that can be “abused”).

Follow the “Stampaway” link to the right to register!

Vinage Cookbook — Stampaway 2014

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THURS  AUG 7     11:45-1:45 PM

You’ll design the cover using patterned paper from the Farmhouse Paper Company, featuring vintage ads and recipes. Funky vintage kitchen prints will line the inside cover, where you’ll find a pocket that you will make from vintage advertising labels. The cookbook will measure 4.25”x 5 .75” with 48 cream colored, unlined pages. Finishing the cookbook is a bronze dinner plate charm attached to the 3-section pamphlet stitch sewn with Irish waxed linen. Class fee includes all materials and written instructions are provided. Jan is a bookbinding master.

“Couture” — A French Door Book — Stampaway 2014

WED AUG 6 5:30-8:30 PM Couture

Ooh-la-la! This is one gorgeous book! You’ll use paper from the Graphic 45 “Couture” collection to create a stunning French door book. Untie the black satin ribbon to find a little 16 page text section under each door. Look further and you’ll find vintage hats and journaling cards. Adorning this book is Irish linen book-cloth. You’ll learn the “laced dash” stitch trimmed with glass beads to sew your book with Irish waxed linen. Your class fee includes all materials. The written instructions will allow you to create as many more journals as you would like. Jan Lill Worms is a graduate of Hollanders School of Book and Paper Arts in Ann Arbor, MI. Attendees of past Stampaway classes may remember her as Jan Beineke. Bring: pencil, ruler, bone folder, awl, scissors, 1” foam or flat brush for gluing, an old wash rag to use for gluing and a transparent 12 “ ruler. Helpful if you have: paperback book at least 1” thick to use as a punching cradle (using it for this purpose will break the spine, so bring a book that can be “abused”).

Please follow the “Stampaway” link to the right to register!

Stunning Starburst Journal

WED  AUG 6     2:45-4:45 PM                                           

  This chunky little book is stunning! Choose one of several colors of handmade paper with a gorgeous mum pattern to create the cover. The open back features a striking “starburst” binding which coordinates perfectly with the cover pImageaper. This journal is 4 3/4”x 5 3/4” and contains 84 heavy weight, unlined cream color pages bound with Irish wax linen. Your class fee includes all the materials that you will need to create one book. Jan is a graduate of Hollanders School of Book and Paper Arts in Ann Arbor, MI and is a bookbinding master. Bring: pencil, ruler, bone folder, awl, scissors, 1” foam or flat brush for gluing, an old wash rag to use for gluing, and a transparent 12” ruler. Helpful if you have: a paperback book at least 1” thick to use as a punching cradle (using it for this purpose will break the spine, so bring a book that can be “abused”).

Please follow the “Stampaway” link to the right to register!

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