Hand-bound & Woven-spine Artists Notebooks

Beautifully hand bound books

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Join hand weaver and textile artist Mary Burgess for an afternoon of creating your own beautifully hand bound artist notebooks. You will gain an understanding of the art of simple bookbinding, the correct tools needed, as well as learn and practise more complex techniques such as a decorative needle woven spine.


This workshop is the second half of a two-part series to create your own beautifully bound artists notebook with the botanically printed paper you will create in a previous workshop. You are welcome to attend one or both! 

Botanical Paper Printing

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What you will learn
  • Simple book-making techniques
  • The tools needed
  • How to weave with a needle and thread
What you will get
  • Your own hand bound art book/s
  • Afternoon tea

What to bring
  • Any special paper you might want to encorporate
What to wear

Comfortable casual clothing

Appropriate for

No experience needed


Be Kind Textiles

Vendor since 2018

Roz is an advocate for using art and craft as therapy, using creative practice as a tool to help her manage her own mental health struggles. She believes a revival in craft and hand-making is important for our community and our environmental health and is keen to spread the word.

For the past 3 years, Roz has been teaching textile workshops around Victoria and interstate, sharing her lifelong love of craft, with classes that provide a focus on mindfulness and sustainability.

The Be Kind Textiles studio, situated at 457 St Georges Rd Thornbury, is a combined retail and workshop space that offers a delightful mix of sustainable craft supplies, handmade accessories & homewares, with a sprinkle of vintage treasures throughout.

The studio space is equipped with an industrial sewing machine, overlocker, large table space, iron, tea & coffee facilities and is available for long-term or short-term hire. The studio is also a great meeting place for your craft or social group, day or night, get in touch to check availability.

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Refund & Cancellation Policy

Be Kind Textiles requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Be Kind Textiles to organise a refund or transfer

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Be Kind Textiles or organised by Be Kind Textiles must agree to these terms and conditions.


I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Be Kind Textiles.


I agree to give Be Kind Textiles unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Be Kind Textiles classes and events or on Be Kind Textiles's premises. (For use of Be Kind Textiles marketing materials).


Be Kind Textiles requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. 


In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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03 January 2019 • Hand-bound & Woven-spine Artists Notebooks

Great Introduction to paper journals


06 December 2018 • Hand-bound & Woven-spine Artists Notebooks

Be Kind Textiles is a lovely little spot in Thornbury which runs small intimate workshops. You will eat delicious food and come away with good skills to jump off from. Suitable for beginners.