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.
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.
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.
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.
See What's On..
Due to COVID, workshop dates will be updated. In the meantime check out our Blog page for hints and tips
Little Lane Workshop Sydney
Paper Making, Florals, Naturals and Book Binding
New date to be announced
Two workshops on the visit, one on the morning and one in the afternoon..
Introduction to making handmade paper and journal.
You will be making handmade paper, covering seeded, flowers, raw cotton and textured papers and our translucent papers to make a little light.
Using Japanese Stab Binding techniques and all you need to make your journal, using Born In Paper handmade paper bundles ready for you to bind.
Paper Making and Lights - including floral and natural translucent paper.
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, 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. In this class we will also be making fine translucent papers so you can then create your own little lights.
This workshop gives you all the skills to create so many handmade paper projects.
We're always updating this page with upcoming workshops and events so check back regularly. If you have any questions or would like to book your very own workshop or event, please get in touch with Susan on 0423 261 588.
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!