Paper Fabric: Make a book cover

Learn how to use paper and other non-conventional materials to create surfaces that you can stitch into, then use your stitched work to make a book cover.

Paper Fabric: Make a book cover

About Paper Fabric: Make a book cover

Is it Paper? Is it fabric? Sometimes it's neither. Contemporary embroidery has banished all the traditional methods and constrictions about what you can and can't do. I often include substances such as paper, plastic and metal in my mixed-media textile art.

This unusual mixed-media textile workshop will teach you how to create stitchable surfaces from paper and other non-conventional materials. You probably have many of them lying about the house. Learn how to create colour and pattern, decorate with stitch (hand or machine). Paper Fabric can be used as a background for a piece of wall art, for cardmaking, a book or tablet cover, or even a zipped pouch.

No drawing experience is required. Free-motion embroidery experience would be an advantage but is not essential.

The tutor, Jen, is a degree-trained textile artist/designer and is a member of the Embroiderers Guild.

Artisan Stitch has won a certificate of excellence and is rated best sewing classes in Edinburgh.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Paper Fabric: Make a book cover are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.

Similar events you might like...

Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

Selected dates between 5th June 2020 - 4th June 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Check out ComputerXplorers SEScotland's online kids computing clubs, the perfect way to learn the latest technologies and develop invaluable tech skills.
Read more

Flamenco Dance Online

Flamenco Dance Online

Selected dates between 6th July 2020 - 28th July 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Join Alba Flamenca online as they continue continue to bring flamenco passion to the heart of Scotland!
Read more

Coding Academy - Online Summer Camp for Kids

Coding Academy - Online Summer Camp for Kids

13th July 2020 - 17th July 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

ComputerXplorers SEScotland will build and develop your programming skills and show you how your interest can turn into a career on this online coding course suitable for ages 10+.
Read more

Game Jam for Beginners - Online Summer Camp for Kids

Game Jam for Beginners - Online Summer Camp for Kids

13th July 2020 - 17th July 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Ever dreamt about creating your own video game? Well now you can with this ComputerXplorers online course open to ages 7+!
Read more

3D Embroidered Flowers Sewing Session

3D Embroidered Flowers Sewing Session

15th July 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Join The Edinburgh Sewcial Club on 15th July and learn about three dimensional embroidery stitches in this session run via Zoom!
Read more

3D Design and CAD Drawing - Online Summer Camp for Kids

3D Design and CAD Drawing - Online Summer Camp for Kids

20th July 2020 - 24th July 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Learn how to use the latest computer aided design (CAD) to build amazing 3D models on this course run by ComputerXplorers SEScotland. It's suitable for ages 8+!
Read more

World of Stop Motion Animation - Online Summer Camp for Kids

World of Stop Motion Animation - Online Summer Camp for Kids

20th July 2020 - 24th July 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Join ComputerXplorers SEScotland for a week of fun packed sessions where you will learn everything you need to know about Stop Motion Animation.
Read more

Sashiko Embroidery Zoom Workshop

Sashiko Embroidery Zoom Workshop

22nd July 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Join The Edinburgh Sewcial Club on 22nd July and learn about the history and techniques of the Japanese art of Sashiko in this workshop run via Zoom!
Read more

Stories on the Way: Transforming Tales

Stories on the Way: Transforming Tales

23rd July 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Join some of Scotland’s wonderful new storytellers via Zoom for an evening of stories of transformation in these changing times.
Read more

Find other events in Edinburgh

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

At The Drive In: Edinburgh
@TheDriveIn is a fully loaded drive in cinema experience that is bringing a whole host of drive in activities to Edinburgh in August!
The Parking Lot Social: Edinburgh
The Parking Lot Social, Scotland's biggest ever drive-in tour, is coming to Dalkeith Country Park this summer between the 5th and 9th of August!
Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market
Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market is open but with strict rules and guidelines. Come and join us for some bargains and for sellers to have a clearout!
Neighbourhood
Neighbourhood is an open-air rooftop marketplace for authentic street food & drink held Wednesday to Sunday on Waverley Mall rooftop!
Fast Love - A Tribute to George Michael
Relive the passion, the flare and the unique sensitivity of George Michael in this tribute show at the Usher Hall!

Popular Venues

Edinburgh Playhouse Festival Theatre Edinburgh Kings Theatre Edinburgh National Museum of Scotland Traverse Theatre