Japanese Bookbinding & Suminagashi

In this workshop with Paperazzi Design studios resident paper artist, Michelle Lackenby, you’ll learn a variety of Japanese binding stitch techniques and patterns and create your very own books to take home.

The techniques covered include simple Japanese stitch, Japanese stab binding, Hemp stitch and tortoise shell binding. Each technique builds on the last and all notes and materials will be supplied so you can create your own set of soft cover books to take home.

Michelle will demonstrate the art of Suminagashi, also known as Japanese Marbling, guiding you through the process step-by-step, before creating your own beautiful marbled papers.

Come along and have a fun afternoon creating your very own handmade books combining Japanese binding and paper marbling techniques!. No experience necessary and all materials will be provided.

Location: Work-Shop, 175 Cleveland Street, Redfern
Time: Saturday 28th September, 10am – 1pm