Create a beautiful journal out of junk materials: FULL

Online East

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone interested in creating their own junk journal which could be used as a memory book, a sketchbook, a travel journal or a notebook.

Course content

You will learn techniques for creating a junk journal using paper and fabric. The course will show you how to create a unique and individual journal using mainly upcycled or found materials. Techniques will include embroidering fabric, stitching paper, collage and basic book construction.

Additional costs and requirements

This course is delivered online and provided free of charge. You will, however, need a computer or a tablet with a stable internet connection, as well as a built in or external microphone and camera to attend the course.

You will be sent information and a list of resources you will need for this course before it begins. You will be able to find most of the resources required at home. Start collecting any interesting images, papers, fabrics, haberdashery, ribbons etc.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

You will be able to continue with your project between the sessions

About the tutor

Your tutor will be Sam Brown. Sam started working for Learn Devon in 2012 and teaches craft and design courses, mainly in Exmouth. Before joining Learn Devon she had a varied career working as a Graphic Designer, an Interior Designer and as a Manager in interior and fashion retail. Sam has a BA(Hons) in Design/Typography from the University of Plymouth as well as diplomas in Interior Design and Fashion and Textile Design.

When Sam isn’t teaching (or making, sewing, knitting or felting something) she enjoys spending time with her family travelling, sailing, cycling and walking. Sam is also a member of Exmouth Archers.

“I love teaching adults’ new skills – whether for pleasure, to meet new people or to pursue a new career, every course is unique in that friendships are formed, skills are learned and dreams are followed.”

Sam is currently studying part-time for an MA at Plymouth College of Art.

Start date23 June 2021
End date30 June 2021
Start time13:00
End time15:00
Concessions not available