Monday, October 01, 2007

GET SCHOOLED: paper crafts at nathalie-roze & co.

Card by instructor Kim Kutner

A couple of crafty workshops coming up over the next couple of weekends at N-R & co.

[Also, she's having the autumn Snoflake/Dagg and Stacey Trunk Sale on Thurs. October 18th!]

Paper Crafts: Creative Card-Making
Saturday October 6th, 10am - 1pm
OR Saturday October 27th, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Explore various methods for creating unique greeting cards, including hand and machine sewing as well as personalized collages of fabric, photos, ink stamps and paper ephemera. Various materials will be supplied to get the creative juices flowing, but ideally participants will also bring their own mix of favorite materials (photos, magazine clippings, maps, buttons, etc.). Everyone will leave with 2 to 6 one-of-a-kind cards (maybe more) and the inspiration to continue creating at home using everyday materials.

Instructor: Kim Kutner, the illustrator behind the quirky-sweet Kim's Suitcase line of paper goods and accessories (
$49 + GST, including all materials, plus gourmet tea & baked goodies served during the break
Paper Crafts: Hand-Stitched Notebooks
Saturday October 13th, 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Learn the basic techniques of bookbinding, using both professional and household tools to make your own mini-notebooks and journals. Each participant will leave with one basic 3-hole stitch mini-notebook and one multi-section soft cover journal with exposed spine. Plus: demos and samples of different binding variations and decorative techniques. The instructor will provide a kit for an additional $10 (to be purchased day-of).

Instructor: Janet Chan, the paper artist behind the popular Le Petit Pig paper goods line of handcrafted cards and journals.
$45+GST, including use of basic materials/tools, plus tea & goodies served during the break


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