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Thursday, NOVEMBER 16, 5-7PM
Blue Room, Pioneer Park


Holiday Stars
with Margo Klass

Holiday time is star time! 
This month's program will pave your way to a galaxy!

Using beautiful heavy weight papers we will learn, step by step, how to make an easy but elegant eight-pointed star. The illustrated handout will be your guide as you make many more on your own at home.  
Fill a window! Decorate a tree!

Please bring the following tools to the meeting: Cutting board,  X-Acto knife (or scissors), awl, pencil, ruler.

Book Exchange Theme for November:

See you at the meeting!

Community of Writing
Noel Wien Library
Saturday, November 11, 11am - 3pm

Northwoods Book Arts Guild will join UA Press and the UAF English Department as a sponsors one of the maker tables at this year's event. 
Look for
Fold, Cut, Mark, Sew, Open: Book Making 
to join in the fun. Participants will be provided with tools and materials to make a book to take home. 


Holiday Bazaar
Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center
First Friday , December 1, 5-8pm
Saturday, December 2, 10am - 4pm

Northwoods Book Arts Guild will host a table at this popular holiday event and all members are invited to participate!
Please see here for details about selling your books.

Make plans  now for you and your friends to attend!

IO Event 2017
A Fabulous November First Friday
If Only...a fine store

First Friday in November is always exciting! A highlight of this year's festivities was If Only's annual celebration of artist books by members of Northwoods Book Arts Guild. Thank you to all the artists who participated in this wonderful event and thank you to all who attended. 
Special thanks to If Only for again hosting this much anticipated event!

A milestone reached!

The Letterpress Committee has been hard at work! All the texts have been set and printed for publication of Imprints. It has been a long and fruitful learning process in the letterpress studio and the results are everything we hoped for. Each text was printed on 50 sheets of Torinoko paper for the book itself, in addition to 18 more copies printed on Nishinoushi paper for prints of individual pages. They are beautiful! 

Thank you to the following writers who contributed texts to our first publication of Northwoods Press: Suzanne Bishop, Bruce Campbell, Susan Campbell, Susheila Khera, Mary Maisch, Rebecca Morse, Peggy Shumaker, Frank Soos, Karen Stomberg, and  Connie Stricks.

It's now time to add images to the printed folios. Artists have been paired with the writers to respond visually to an assigned text. Over the next three months their images will be added to each of the pages. Each image will be carved into wood or linoleum plates and printed by hand to complete each page. 

Thank you to the artists who are participating in this phase of the project: Linda Adamson, Gayle Hazen, Laurel Herbeck, Margo Klass, Klara Maisch, Mary Maisch, Oralee Nudson, Chris Pastro, Karen Stomberg, Corlis Taylor, and Kes Woodward.



Saturday, November 11, 11am - 3pm
Community of Writing: FIND YOUR STORY
Noel Wien Library

First Friday , December 1, 5-8pm
Saturday, December 2, 10am - 4pm  
Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center

Sunday, January 14, 1-3pm
Blue Room, Pioneer Park
(note: the "regular" day and time have been changed!)

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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