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Join Northwoods Book Arts Guild  and The Folk School
for our
Spring Carnival Fundraiser
Sunday, May 15, 4-7pm
Make-and-Take Crafts, Delicious Food
& Marvelous Music indoors and out!

Live & Silent Auctions  feature hand-crafted and artful objects 
perfect for you, your friends, and your home!
Bring your Friends & Family - 
Celebrate and support the work of our organizations!

Contact us here about making a donation to the auction!
Directions to The Folk School here

Word Birds!
Thursday, May 12, 6-8PM
at The Folk School
Mary Maisch, Instructor


Create your own Word Bird, a paper machè character with something to say! Using newspaper, masking tape, wire, colored tissue paper, bits of map or old book pages, and a few feathers, you will create a bird ready to stand or hang, just in time for spring migration!
This is a beginning level 3D sculpture project. No previous experience with paper mâché is necessary. You will learn to make a simple form with newspaper and masking tape, then apply finish layers of torn papers, which may be colored tissue, maps, or pages from old books. If you are willing to roll up your sleeves and get your fingers into the goo (dissolved cellulose in a medium called "art paste") there is no end to the fanciful forms you can create!   All materials are provided.

This workshop is for students ages 10 to 100!
Instructional fee: $20   
Materials fee: $5, payable to instructor

Everyday Journals
Saturday, May 21, 10am - 4pm
at The Folk School
Corlis Taylor, Instructor

Create a fun and funky everyday journal using specialty folders and a variety of unique and interesting papers. We will design covers, make the folios using a variety of papers, sew it all together, and finish with bead embellishments. 
The instructor will provide the book covers, a selection of papers, linen thread and beads. Please bring basic bookmaking tools (cutting mat, X-Acto knife, scissors, rulers, awl, bone folder and scorer). Also bring any paper scraps and specialty papers you would like to include to personalize your everyday journal.

Instructional fee: $66   
Materials fee: $20, payable to instructor


Thursday, May 12, 6-8pm
 Word Birds! 
at The Folk School

Sunday, May 15, 4-7pm
at The Folk School

Saturday, May 21, 10am-4pm
Everyday Journals
at The Folk School

Thursday, May 26, 5-7pm
Book Exchange Theme: Quotations
 Blue Room, Pioneer Park

More scheduled events listed here.

Need bookmaking tools? 
A fine selection is available at If Only...a fine store!
215 Cushman Street, Fairbanks

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