Making the Perfect Journal - A Life Skill

In this two-day workshop, participants will learn to make their own hard-bound book to use as a writing or art journal. Using your choice of paper from ReCreative’s massive collection, you will learn how to sew book blocks using the Coptic stitch technique, and how to create a hardcover for a personalized finished product. Participants may add pockets and envelopes and might want to add other embellishments.

With this class under your belt, you will gain a life-long skill for making gifts for loved ones and journals for your own use.

Dates: December 3 and 10 (2 Sundays)
Time: 1:00 to 3:00pm
Length: Two sessions
Age: Adults and kids 12+
Cost: $70 (includes all materials)

About the Instructor

“Seattle Book Lady”, Gretchen Williams has a special passion for paper, color and book-making. She’s over ¼ of the way to her goal of teaching 300 people to make their own journals. Gretchen has been journaling since she was in high school, and began making her own books in 2012.

Early Bird Discount

Register for any class more than 3 weeks in advance of the start date and receive a $5 store voucher to be used in our ReCreative store. You will receive the voucher on the first day of class and the it will expire two weeks after receipt. Note: This voucher will not be issued for free classes and may not be applied to program fees. Store use only. One voucher per purchase.