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Stampaway 2015

I’m delighted and honored to be teaching at Stampaway! This is my fourth year to be an instructor and Stampaway. I look forward to seeing folks who have taken my workshops before and to meeting new learners. Meet me there?

For more information, please visit http://www.stampawayusa.com or follow the link under “My Favorites.”

 

Check my previous posts for all of the info . . .

Here’s pictures of each binding that I will be teaching.

ComeAwayWithMe 1Autumn Jute 1Silver and Suede 2

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Stampaway 2015 — “Come Away with Me” Luggage Journal

ComeAwayWithMe 1

This workshop is really special . . .

“Come Away with Me” Luggage Book
Thursday, August 6 8:30-11:30 AM

Details galore adorn this book created with the Graphic 45
“Come Away with Me” collection. Open the functional
metal clasp that resembles a luggage clasp to find a two
section journal and journaling cards. Students will create a
functional leather handle on the spine of the book. There
will be several choices of scrap to use to trim the inside.
Class includes written instructions and all materials. Jan is a
bookbinding master and a graduate of Hollander’s School of
Book and Paper Arts.

Register at http://www.stampawayusa.com

 

 

Stampaway 2015 — Jute Bound Journal

Autumn Jute 1

 

AUTUMN JUTE BOUND ALBUM
Thursday, August 6 2:00-4:00 PM

You’ll select a beautiful piece of handmade paper featuring
rich Autumn colors to use as the cover. The binding sewing
uses orange Irish Linen sewn over two types of Jute ribbon.
Colored cork will finish the inside of the book. This fat book
is seven sections with a lovely ivory text weight paper and
a heavier kraft card stock. A little tassel of Czech glass beads
decorates the spine and is actually a part of the spine
sewing. Class fee includes written instructions and all
materials needed. Jan is a bookbinding master and
graduate of Hollander’s School of Book and Paper Arts.

Stampaway 2015 — Silver and Suede Journal

Silver and Suede 2

Silver and Suede Journal
Friday, August 7 4:15-6:15 PM

Students will choose a piece of colored suede for their
cover. This five section journal is sewn with a fine linen
which causes the beads to appear to be “floating” along the
spine. A large center bead is bracketed by two Czech glass
beads. A heavy paper for the sections adds to the heft of
this journal, which opens perfectly flat. Class fee includes
written instructions & all materials needed to complete one
journal. Jan is a bookbinding master and a graduate of
Hollander’s School of Book and Paper Arts.

Register at http://www.stampawayusa.com

 

 

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)

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!

April 25, 2014 – Big Button Book with Jan Lill Worms at USArtQuest in Chelsea, Michigan

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Date:               Friday, April 25, 2014

Time:               10:00 – 1:00pm

Participants will learn two bookbinding stitches by creating this adorable chunky little book with a big button closure. The handmade paper choices available for this book are nearly endless! Participants will select a favorite paper from Art Papers Online’s wonderful warehouse and a coordinating big button. The text sections are sewn using a decorative “barber pole” stitch. The fore edge of the book is trimmed with a hand sewn “machine stitch.”

Irish waxed linen and beads will be used to create the tie closure and participants will learn how to finish the tie end with a small ornamental tassel. There’s lots of learning packed into this charming project!

Class Fee: $38 all materials included

No experience necessary

Follow the link to the right to register!

 

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