Come and make your own stitchers handmade book with Helen Wilson. Helen will take you through step by step instructions to make beautiful handmade books using contemporary papers.
Learn about different paper folding techniques to produce zigzag pages, concertina pages and pouches. Customise your notebook’s cover or include knitters graph paper or pockets for labels and keepsakes.
Skills & Experience Absolute Beginner. No previous experience necessary
Materials All tools and materials are provided.
Helen Wilson – Biography
Helen Wilson is a Birmingham based book artist who’s passionate about handmade books. She uses traditional and modern methods of binding with high quality and function in mind.
Her unique book cover designs are mixed media coupled with quirky quotes. Many of her books are made with beautiful contemporary papers. No two books are the same so it means you end up with a unique, quirky hand made book.
Helen has extensive experience in delivering book arts and bookmaking workshops. Her aim is to promote the craft of bookbinding and the book as an art object in its own right. Helen trained in book making in the UK and in New York.