Friday, September 1, 2017


Judy Rishel will lead the September workshop where we will create a book that spells out a single word. In these books, the edge of the page is the next letter of a word. Each letter sticks out farther than the letter/page before so the whole word can be seen at once. That means that each page is a different length. Judy will have the following word patterns available: LOVE, TEAM, SMILE, DAD, MOM, TRAVEL, BABY, DOG, plus a pattern for all 26 letters. The advantage to these books is that you can make up any word you want to personalize a book for a special person or event. Judy will also demonstrate several different ways to finish off the spine of the book.

A sample of an undecorated word book

Materials and Tools to bring:

  • Bone folder
  • Glue
  • Ruler
  • Awl
  • Scotch tape
  • Pencil
  • Good scissors for curved cutting
  • Thread and needle
  • Hole punch (if you have one)
  • Paper: 10 sheets of text weight paper
  • White poster board: purchase this at the Dollar Store (2 for $1.00). This product is a lighter weight that Judy prefers for this project.
  • Paper cutter

What will be provided:

  • Word book patterns and individual letters
  • Directions to make word books with spine variations
  • "O" rings
  • Judy's thread box
  • Scrapbook color paper
  • Paper cutter

  Saturday September 9 at 12 noon

WHERE:  Eureka Methodist Church at Del Norte & F Streets
BRING:   See above list
RSVP:    YES, by September 8 to Judy (contact information is in the newsletter).
COST:    $1.00

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