Workshop: Section-Sewn Book-Binding
Invisible Threads presents an inspiring afternoon workshop of Section-Sewn Journal Making!
Join us for an inspiring book-binding workshop where you will learn the art of creating beautifully handcrafted section-sewn bound journals. This hands-on class will not only equip you with the skills to make your own custom journals but also open the door to endless possibilities for crafting unique publication projects.
Duration: 3 hours
Instructor: Rachel Lee-Carman
Location: Cafe Des Chutes, 50 SE Scott St #22, Bend, OR
Day and Time: Saturday, January 20th, 4p
Learn the fundamental techniques of section-sewn binding to craft a hand-made journal and acquire the skill-set and equipment for further binding endeavors.
Beginners are welcome! Deft manual dexterity a plus, but not required.
All materials are provided and step-by-step instructions and tips will be shared to ensure your journal-making experience is not only educational but immensely enjoyable.
Introduction to materials, instruction, and sewing of journals may be less time than the three hours allotted.
If we are under time, participants can option a period of writing based on creative prompts or make a smaller journal with other materials provided.
This workshop is perfect for anyone who appreciates the beauty of handcrafted journals and wants to explore their creative side. Whether you're an aspiring bookbinder, a journal enthusiast, or simply looking for a unique and personalized gift idea, this class is for you.
Light refreshments will be provided!
What to Bring:
- Your enthusiasm and creativity!
- Feel free to bring any special materials or decorative elements you'd like to incorporate into your journal.
- A favorite pen if we have time to do a brief creative writing exercise! Making a first mark in a journal can be intimidating. Quality pens will be available for use, but if you have a preferred writing utensil please bring it!
Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your spot today for a creative and educational adventure in bookbinding!
Cancellation policy :
Within 24 hours of purchase : refund issued in full (tuition + materials)
Within 14-days : 50% refund
Less than 14 days, or no-show: no refund
In alignment with Invisible Thread's mission and core values.
Invisible Thread is an event planner cultivating intimate spaces for creatives to flourish and for all the community to come together.
All Are Welcome Here.
Black Lives Still Matter.
To see their events, artistic alliances, resources, and events check out invisiblethreadevents.com and @invisiblethreadsevents on social.
Quest Seeker Hoods
Greetings Adventurer! What brings ye into the shop today?
Aw! You have heard of the hoods I am selling?
Enchanted they are, yes.
Forged of blue wool and blessed by the witch who lives in the skeletal aspen grove.
They say those who don the mantle are seized by destiny!
Are ye an intrepid ranger taking to the midnight forest tracking gnoll trails?
Or a scroll wielding mage, summiting mountain peaks against a torrential blizzard?
Perhaps a humble hobbit, taking the low-roads to avoid bounty hunters for a crime made against the crown?
Purchasers also receive a Dungeons and Dragons character sheet I make up (for hecks) and a scroll copy of my very VERY secret YA DnD fanfic. I seriously don't want anyone to read it. But it will be yours, with a hood.
Price includes delivery / shipping!
Personalized Rubber Face Stamps
Personalized rubber stamps for the ink-happy!
- Submit selfie for reference
- Approve or critique a variety of mock-ups
- Have your agreed upon image converted into a stamp!
Submit selfie for review (email@example.com) and I will draw it and turn it into a one-inch rubber stamp for personal use!
price includes shipping
Extra Stamp / Re-pressing
For those of you who have already had an illustration made, it's possible to simply get a remake of stamp!
Digging: A Memoir Zine by Rachel Lee-Carman
A zine: a self-published, limited circulation, typically experimental, publication.
32-pages, lovingly stapled.
Handwritten. Black & white. Rife with mispells and misgrammers.
A song and dance of pen-writ personal essays on dedication pages accompanied by collage, illustration, and photography.
Essay / Page titles
Where to begin ● Once Loves ● You, Tyler ● Honestly ● Annie Enright ● Don't Treat Your Soil Like Dirt ● That Song Everybody Knows ● Make Your Own Lumpy Rose Beads ● Je Vous Salue Marie ● Hey Allison, ● Scabs ● Sean Claughton Evening ● Where Do I Begin and the Lasagna End? ● Jung ● The Quirky Girl ● Shit My Friends Are Doing
"Rachel Lee-Carman is a 37-year-old squash farmer who also cleans hotel rooms & draws & writes & lives in a rly cute studio in Redmond, Oregon where she mostly takes baths outside & makes tasty snacks all day while waiting for Hayley to invite her to the river & as soon as the exhibit is hung & the zines are printed we are going everyday I swear."
Resembles writing on the wall of a house falling apart.
Price includes shipping.
"your zines are so cool I'm in awe goddamn dude." - MJ