Introduction to Book Making

bookmaking workshop

Come and enjoy a fun day creating your very own handmade books. If you’ve been wanting to push your note taking one step further, this is the workshop for you.

This workshop is suitable for all, no experience is needed.




09 Aug 2022


10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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What will we cover?

You will learn a variety of techniques including making a simple pamphlet book, Turkish Folding, Japanese Stab Binding and Origami Folding.


Your tutor Jane will take you through each technique and you’ll finish the session by making your own placket book.

How will I be taught?

You’ll be taught in our lovely studio by a friendly and experienced tutor, through demonstration and guidance as you work.


You’ll also be able to ask questions, making sure everything is clear and that you’re getting the best results you can.

Do I need any previous experience or skills?

This workshops is suitable for complete beginners to Book Making. No experience necessary.

Are materials provided? Is there anything I need to source myself?

All materials and tools are provided.


But if you do already have your own craft knife please bring it along.

What will I take home with me?

You will take home a selection of hand-made notebooks of different designs ready to use.


Drinks and biscuits will be available but we recommend that you bring a packed lunch with you.


During all of our workshops photographs are taken for promotional purposes only. Please make us aware at the time of booking if you would prefer not to be included.


Jane Spedding
Jane Spedding

Jane is a lifelong crafter. Among other things, she’s tried her hand at stained glass, jewellery making, woodwork and is an enthusiastic crocheter. She has always enjoyed sewing since she was a child but about 10 years ago she found a passion for patchwork and quilting. Jane has completed a City & Guilds Certificate and then a Diploma in Design and craft and was nominated for a C& G Award for her Art Quilts. Some of Jane’s work is inspired by her previous career as a midwife. As well as Art Quilting Jane enjoys the creative freedom and process of making improv quilts. She discovered the joy of improv while making a quilt for her Mum’s birthday, and now she’s hooked! Jane lives in Brighton with her husband, youngest daughter and lots of animals including a Shih Tzu called Freddie, and a lovely little flock of Bantam Hens.

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