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Olive's Workshops

Bookmaking: Simple Sampler

Regular price $65.00
Regular price Sale price $65.00

Instructor: Annie Fain Barralon

Thursday, June 18

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Ages: 15+

All levels are welcome. No experience required.

Play with color and decorative papers to create several imaginative, small books. Explore three unique book structures that are different from each other and super approachable to make: a simple pamphlet notebook, a reversible accordion fold, and the ultimate crowd pleaser, an origami star book.

All materials are included with $20 PAYABLE TO THE INSTRUCTOR at the time of the workshop.

*Payment by cash or check is required for materials fees. 

Student Supply List: 

  • Note-taking materials (optional)
  • Apron (optional)

Annie Fain is a native of the crafts and music/dance community of Brasstown and the Folk School's former Music & Dance Coordinator. She teaches a variety of classes at the school including book arts, clawhammer banjo, and several styles of dance: Appalachian clogging, English waltz clog, Northwest Morris, and Bal Folk (learned when she married into a French family). Annie Fain plays banjo and banjo uke for the all-woman string band, Blue Eyed Girl, and has danced with both Loafers Glory Clog Morris and the Green Grass Cloggers. She sells her handmade books, gift cards, and original watercolors regionally and is a member of the Southern Highland Craft Guild.