Ecoprints + Hand-stitched Books

Ecoprints + Hand-stitched Books

Contact

Phone 902 323 0714

Website mamiesschoolhouse.com

Date: Fri, Aug 3 2018

Region: Cabot Trail
Community: Baddeck

Taught by local ecological fibre artist Mel Sweetnam, a juried member of the Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, this one day workshop is one of the more contemplative workshops offered by Mamie’s Schoolhouse, requiring the student to slow down at every step, while learning both modern techniques for surface design with plants, and an ancient method for securely hand-stitching books. There is something magical about starting with blank sheets of paper and a pile of plant material, and ending the workshop with a beautiful, hand-stitched book printed with the essence of Cape Breton’s glorious landscapes, and securely bound…

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