Robin Dudley-Howes: Miniature Book Necklace

Robin Dudley-Howes
Miniature Book Necklace
Saturday 8th April
One Day Workshop

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I had such fun making these and you will too. In this class we’ll take the foundations of book making into miniature territory by scaling down and thinking “small”, making a book you can hold in the palm of your hand. I will show you how to make the whole book from scratch using my hand made molds, clay, stamps and embossing tools as well as hand stitched signature pages.

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You’ll also learn how to give your book a gilded look or antique leather look and we’ll finish it off with layers of embellishment. If you choose to make your little masterpiece into a necklace bring something to hang it on like beaded chain or ribbon. You will love these little books! Bring your own materials or purchase a kit in class, it’s up to you

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Optional kits available $25-$30

I will have at least 2 styles of kits to choose from which will have everything you need to make either the Gilded lady for $25 or Hocus Pocus book for $30. Most items you see in the samples will be provided in the kit or very similar.

Supplies to bring:

  • Needle and thread
  • Embossing tools if you have them
  • Rubbing alcohol if you are not flying
  • Rubber stamp, optional
  • Small hole punch tool, 1/8 inch

Materials to bring if you don’t’ buy a kit:

  • White Apoxie sculpt by Aves,¼ lb available on
  • charms, beads, chain and items to embellish
  • paper for the signatures like scrapbook paper or music papers
  • small square of soft leather about 3×3 for the spine
  • cord or laces to bind and close the book

I will bring several adhesives, paint, brushes, tools, hole punch, pliers, card stock.

Contact me for questions;


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