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Create a Hand Bound Leather Journal

Create a Hand Bound Leather Journal

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I’m Kris and I’ve been making books by hand since 1998, specializing in photo albums and journals. I've been selling my work for almost 10 years and currently run Scroll & Ink Bookbinding from my studio in a 1897 Old Louisville brick Victorian home. Most recently from the Northwest, I’ve been enjoying the fabulous Old Louisville lifestyle for several years now. I enjoy sharing my passion for…
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What we’ll do

You’ll select a piece of leather from my stash and make your own leather journal. Because the class is limited to four people, you’ll get lots of one-on-one attention as you use hand tools to make your book. You’ll be using the same quality materials I use in my business daily and you’ll have choices like closure type and thread color and even stitching pattern! This is a fun activity for…

What else you should know

The studio is on the third floor of my home — that’s lots of stairs! Feel free to bring a drink as long as it has a lid. And you might want to wear closed-toe shoes in case a sharp tool rolls off the table. Classes with more than 2 students may take a little more than 2 hours.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
I offer a nut/chocolate snack mix to all guests. Please let me know beforehand if you have a nut allergy and I'll find something else to have at your workshop.
Drinks
Bottled water

What to bring

I supply all materials needed for your journal. However, you may want to wear closed-toe shoes in case a tool rolls off the worktable.

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Where you'll be

The workshop is held in my bookbinding studio in Old Louisville, on the third floor of our 1897 brick Victorian home. While a house tour isn’t formally included, you’ll walk through much of the home on the way to the studio. And feel free to ask me what happened in the dining room in the 60s — I’ll give you a clue: guns were involved!

Availability

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 3 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

The studio is on the third floor of my home — that’s lots of stairs! Feel free to bring a drink as long as it has a lid. And you might want to wear closed-toe shoes in case a sharp tool rolls off the table. Classes with more than 2 students may take a little more than 2 hours.
Kris
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Create a Hand Bound Leather Journal
6 reviews
From $60/person
6 reviews
From $60/person