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Way too much happening for just one newsletter this month!
Read on for all the news!!

Open Book

Sunday, July 26

10am - 2pm

In the NBG Studio at The Folk School

2861 Beverley Lane, Fairbanks




Let's get together! Open Book meetings are informal opportunities to get together with fellow bookmakers to share ideas, pick up supplies from Paper Birches, and show, tell, and complete recent work. Join us!
For more information contact Margo Klass.

Jade 403 Bookmakers Glue - a new supply
Bristol Board folder stock  - by the sheet
Linen tape - by the yard
Graduated metal edges - short ones (9" length)!
Also available: 
 Colored waxed linen, Rives BFK and Arches Text Wove papers, book board, MacTac, and Khadi papers






Botanical Hand Printing  


Botanical Hand Printing

with Laurel Herbeck

Thursday, July 30

4:45 - 7:00PM

At The Folk School


Celebrate summer at our next Guild meeting on Thursday, July 30. Laurel Herbeck will lead the program with a great project using plant material to embellish papers for bookmaking. We will be applying water-based inks and paints to plants and hand-pressing them onto a variety of papers, and create a small accordion book of our sample prints to take home. Read more.


Please bring the following tools and materials to the meeting:

Roll of wax paper

watercolor brushes

Bone folder

Straight edge

Apron and plastic gloves

Plastic container for water

Paper towels

Brayers if you have them

***Fresh plant material pressed overnight (phone books and waxed paper work great for this), can be leaves, flowers, grasses, ferns, etc.



 The Book Exchange theme for this meeting is "Scavenged." Make a book for the exchange and enjoy the fun seeing what our fellow bookmakers have created with found objects and materials!




You are invited to join in

A Celebration of Life for Sue Cole

 Friday, July 31, 5-8pm
Pioneer Park Dance Hall

Come to the potluck and share your memories of Sue.  

Dancing will follow. Please no street shoes on dance floor.

For more information and to help with the event, 

contact Helen Howard or call 374-2914 or 378-4378





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