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WORKSHOPS TO
educate, delight
AND INSPIRE YOU

Learn how to turn used paper into beautiful new creations in one of our creative workshops. 

Born In Paper run regular workshops in and around our hometown of Byron Bay, and interstate. Founder, Susan, loves to travel, bringing the joy of papermaking with regular workshops in towns and cities along the East Coast of Australia.

A Born In Paper workshop makes for the perfect get-together, whether it be friends, workmates, or family (mother-daughter workshops are a real delight). We can also tailor the perfect group experience. 

Get your bridal party together to hand-make your very own beautiful eco-friendly wedding stationery that will be treasured forever, have a creative birthday party where everyone leaves with a unique gift or a baby shower where collectively you can make the mother-to-be a unique Baby's First Journal - the sky is the limit!

Born In Paper can come to your home, art or craft group, your local school, or run workshops at your festival or event. We'd love to talk with you about your ideas, so get in touch to start the process.

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PAPER MAKING WORKSHOPS

Introduction to Paper Making & Drying and Pressing Flowers

Learn to make paper, add flowers, raw cotton and colours to make beautiful stationery. Learn to prepare your pulp, pull sheets of paper, press, dry, add seeds for gift tags, or try embossing the wet paper, the ideas for using the paper is endless. Loving flowers to keep forever, we will show you how to dry and press flowers quickly and easily. Workshop includes all you need to make your paper, a board to transport home your paper, flowers to press, and a chance to use your creative side.

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Introduction to Book Binding

Learn to make a hard covered journal, binding together by using Japanese Stab technique, Coptic stitch or create a single signature Button Wrap journal where you learn to secure the button and leather in the covers of the journal.

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Wedding Workshops

Paper-making workshops for you and your wedding party are a unique and wonderful way to prepare for your big day while having fun and learning a new skill!

There is nothing like the feel of handmade paper filled with flowers, or the look on your guests face when they open a stunning bespoke invitation made with love. Our hand-made paper invitations and envelopes add that special touch to a special event. 

We can make custom wedding invitations, envelopes, place name cards and thankyou slips for you, or why not have a Workshop and get your bridal party and loved ones involved in creating for your special day.

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Waiting for a workshop date to suit you? In the meantime, check out our Blog for hints and tips
 

Handmade Paper Workshop - Byron Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

28th September ​

  • There is so much to create when you recycle and make handmade paper.

  • No longer making just a basic piece or two, but creating a host of projects and ideas.

  • At this workshop, you will make handmade paper, and add flowers, raw cotton, and colours to make beautiful stationery. Learn to prepare your pulp, pull sheets of paper, add seeds for gift tags, or try embossing the wet paper.

Contact www.byronbaywildlifesanctuary.com.au to book

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​The Craft Parlour - Gold Coast

Book Binding Sunday 13th October 2024 

What you will learn.

  • In this workshop you will make and learn how to stitch two books. A hardcover journal that you will make from start to finish using Coptic Stitching.

  • You will make the covers, the signature’s of internal paper to stitch, using all equipment needed.

  • You will also make a soft covered note book, learning how to score papers and create this beautiful stitch.

  • All covers are from Born In Paper handmade paper. If you are then keen to create your own, join us for our paper making workshops too.

What you will take home - Two books you have made - Information on the binding techniques.

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​LITTLE LANE WORKSHOP Northern Beaches Sydney
Sunday 3rd November 2024
HANDMADE PAPER WORKSHOP

  • There is so much to create when you recycle and make handmade paper.

  • No longer making just a basic piece or two, but creating a host of projects and ideas.

  • At this workshop, you will make handmade paper, and add flowers, raw cotton, and colours to make beautiful stationery. Learn to prepare your pulp, pull sheets of paper, add seeds for gift tags, or try embossing the wet paper.

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​LITTLE LANE WORKSHOP Northern Beaches Sydney

Book Binding Sunday 3rd November 2024

What you will learn.

  • In this workshop you will make and learn how to stitch two books. A hardcover journal that you will make from start to finish using Coptic Stitching.

  • You will make the covers, the signature’s of internal paper to stitch, using all the equipment you need.

  • You will also make a soft covered book using Japanese Stab binding and learning how to score papers and create this beautiful stitch.

  • All covers are from Born In Paper handmade paper. If you are then keen to create your own, join us for our paper making workshops too.

What you will take home - Two books you have made - Information on the binding techniques.

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BYRON COMMUNITY COLLEGE 

Book Binding  Workshop -

Mullumbimby campus Term 4

What you will learn.

  • In this workshop you will make and learn how to stitch a hardcover journal that you will make from start to finish using Coptic Stitching.

  • You will make the covers, the signature’s of internal paper to stitch, using all the equipment you need.

  • All covers are from Born In Paper handmade paper. If you are then keen to create your own, join us for our paper making workshops too.

What you will take home a hardcover book you have made Information on the binding techniques.

BYRON COMMUNITY COLLEGE Handmade Paper Workshop - Mullumbimby campus​ 2024 Dates Term 4

  • There is so much to create when you recycle and make handmade paper.

  • No longer making just a basic piece or two, but creating a host of projects and ideas.

  • At this workshop, you will make handmade paper, and add flowers, raw cotton, and colours to make beautiful stationery. Learn to prepare your pulp, pull sheets of paper, add seeds for gift tags, or try embossing the wet paper.

​Bookings through Byron Community College www.byroncommunitycollege.org.au

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we can bring the workshop to you

We work with you to create an event to suit your needs. We'll offer our skills and bring the equipment needed to get you pressing your very own unique paper.

Be it wedding stationery, seeded place cards, or name tags on wedding thank you gifts... This is an affordable option as you are providing the venue and attendees.

Christmas or Birthday events, Hen's or a special Ladies Day, a group booking workshop is a lot of fun and can involve everyone.

Generally, our workshops will last three hours and include all materials and equipment. Price includes paper making tailored to what you want to make.

Contact us and we can make it happen!

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Gift Vouchers

Not sure what to purchase for a creative, crafty soul?

 

Our gift vouchers are perfect for any occasion, loved by young and old (and brides too). 

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