Live Online Class: Learn How to Make a Circular Book with Radial Hinges, Sat., Oct.15 from 10:30 to 11:45 am Pacific Time

The circular pages are connected with a radial hinge, installed on the back of each page.  This allows the book to extend and move in any direction.  I will guide you through the process and you will have time to finish the book in class. You must have 3/4" and 1" circular paper punches to make this book.  Within a few hours of your registering I will send you the supply list and a Zoom link to join the class.  Make sure the email address associated with your Paypal account is the one to which you want me to send the class information. International and Canadian students should not sign up on my website but instead sign up and pay through www.Paypal.me/kitdavey. Please include your email address and the class name and date. All registrants will get a link to the recording the day after class. The recording will be available for one month.

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Live Online Class: Learn How to Make an Iris Book, Sat., Oct. 22 from 10:30 1m to 12:45 pm, Pacific Time

When you move the lever the iris opens to reveal the hidden image. I will guide you through the step by step process to make this interactive book and you will have time to finish it in class. Within a few hours of your registering I will send you the supply list and a Zoom link to join the class.  Make sure the email address associated with your Paypal account is the one to which you want me to send the class information. International and Canadian students should not sign up on my website but instead sign up and pay through www.Paypal.me/kitdavey. Please include your email address and the class name and date. All registrants will get a link to the recording the day after class. The recording will be available for one month.

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Learn How to Make Two Blizzard Books, Sat., Oct. 29 from 10:30 to 11:45 am, Pacific Time

Learn how to make a blizzard book to house 4" by 6" postcards and one for business cards.  I will guide you through the step by step process and you will have time to finish both books in class. Within a few hours of your registering I will send you the supply list and a Zoom link to join the class.  Make sure the email address associated with your Paypal account is the one to which you want me to send the class information. International and Canadian students should not sign up on my website but instead sign up and pay through www.Paypal.me/kitdavey. Please include your email address and the class name and date. All registrants will get a link to the recording the day after class. The recording will be available for one month.

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Live Online Class: Learn How to Make a Cascade Book, Sat. Nov. 5 from 10:30 to 12:30 am Pacific Time

When you pull on the tab a series of panels flip up and over. I will guide you through the step by step process of making this interactive book and you will have time to finish your book in class. Within a few hours of your registering I will send you the supply list and a Zoom link to join the class.  Make sure the email address associated with your Paypal account is the one to which you want me to send the class information. International and Canadian students should not sign up on my website but instead sign up and pay through www.Paypal.me/kitdavey. Please include your email address and the class name and date. All registrants will get a link to the recording the day after class. The recording will be available for one month.

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Live Online Class: Learn How to Make a Hexagonal Accordion Book in a Hexagonal Box, Sat., Nov. 12 from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm Pacific Time

The pages of this accordion book are six-sided and they unfurl in a flower shape.  We'll made a hexagonal box to put the book in.  I will guide you through the step by step process and you will have time to finish the booksand the box in class. Within a few hours of your registering I will send you the supply list and the required templates, along with the Zoom link to join the class.  Make sure the email address associated with your Paypal account is the one to which you want me to send the class information. International and Canadian students should not sign up on my website but instead sign up and pay through www.Paypal.me/kitdavey. Please include your email address and the class name and date. All registrants will get a link to the recording the day after class. The recording will be available for one month.

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Live Online Class: Learn How to Make a Shutter Book, Sat., Nov. 19 from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm

When you open the "saloon doors" shutters open to reveal what is hidden.  When you close the doors, the shutters slide shut to hide it again. I will guide you through the step by step process and you will have time to finish the book in class. Within a few hours of your registering I will send you the supply list and a Zoom link to join the class.  Make sure the email address associated with your Paypal account is the one to which you want me to send the class information. International and Canadian students should not sign up on my website but instead sign up and pay through www.Paypal.me/kitdavey. Please include your email address and the class name and date. All registrants will get a link to the recording the day after class. The recording will be available for one month.

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On Demand Instructional Video: Learn How to Set Eyelets and How to Use the Slipknot Stitch in Your Books

I will share with you where to get your eyelet/grommet setting tool and eyelets and demonstrate how to install them in your book pages.  I will also demonstrate the slipknot stitch, also known as the "single page coptic binding".  Both techniques are very useful in making books, and very easy to learn as I take you step by step through the process. Your registration includes an instruction sheet for the stitching as well as a copy of the Amazon page where you can purchase the eyelet setting tools.

Once you register for the class, within a few hours I will send you a link to the lesson.  You can watch the tutorial any time, and as many times as you'd like.  International (and Canadian) students may bypass my website to pay for the class directly at:  www.Paypal.me/kitdavey.  (Please make sure to include your email address when you send payment).

 

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On Demand Tutorial: Learn How to Make a Slinky Book

This book moves like a slinky!  And it makes a cool sound, too.  It only has 2 ingredients: the pages and a spine and doesn't require stitching or covers.  Once you register for the class, within a few hours I will send you a link to the lesson.  You will get the step-by-step instructions as I demonstrate how to make a button book.  You can watch the tutorial any time, and as many times as you'd like.  International (and Canadian) students may bypass my website pay for the class directly ar:  www.Paypal.me/kitdavey.  (Please make sure to include your email address when you send payment).

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Video Tutorial On-Demand! How to Make a Button Book

I created this tutorial for those who can't participate in live classes.  Once you register for the class, within a few hours I will send you a link to the lesson.  You will get the step-by-step instructions as I demonstrate how to make a button book.  You can watch the tutorial any time, and as many times as you'd like.  International (and Canadian) students may pay for the class through Paypal:  www.Paypal.me/kitdavey.  (Please make sure to include your email address!).

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On Demand Tutorial: How to Make an Accordion Book with Pockets

Learn how to transform a long piece of paper into a book with 6 pockets to house your ATC's, ephemera or photos.   Watch any time, and as many times as you'd like!  Once you register for the class, within a few hours I will send you a link to the lesson.  You will get the step-by-step instructions as I demonstrate how to make the book.   Please make sure the email address associated with your Paypal account is the one you want me to send the information to. International (and Canadian) students may pay for the class through Paypal:  www.Paypal.me/kitdavey.  (Please make sure to include your email address and the tutorial you want to see!).

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On-Demand Tutorial: Learn How to Make a Star Book

If you don't have time to participate in a live class, this tutorial is for you.  Watch any time, and as many times as you'd like!  Once you register for the class, within a few hours I will send you a link to the lesson.  You will get the step-by-step instructions as I demonstrate how to make a star book.   Please make sure the email address associated with your Paypal account is the one you want me to send the information to. International (and Canadian) students may pay for the class through Paypal:  www.Paypal.me/kitdavey.  (Please make sure to include your email address and the tutorial you want to see!).

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On Demand Tutorial: How to Make a Tunnel Book

Learn how to make a 4 panel tunnel book at your leisure. Watch any time, and as many times as you'd like!  Once you register for the class, within a few hours I will send you a link to the lesson.  You will get the step-by-step instructions as I demonstrate how to make this 3-dimensional book.   Please make sure the email address associated with your Paypal account is the one you want me to send the information to. International (and Canadian) students may pay for the class through Paypal:  www.Paypal.me/kitdavey.  (Please make sure to include your email address and the tutorial you want to see!).

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On Demand Tutorial: How to Make a Heart-Shaped Book

This heart shaped book makes a nice gift.  You could also fill it with family photos!  You only need a few basic supplies to make this book.  Watch any time, and as many times as you'd like!  Once you register for the class, within a few hours I will send you a link to the lesson.  You will get the step-by-step instructions as I demonstrate how to make the book.   Please make sure the email address associated with your Paypal account is the one you want me to send the information to. International (and Canadian) students may pay for the class through Paypal:  www.Paypal.me/kitdavey.  (Please make sure to include your email address and the tutorial you want to see!).

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On Demand Tutorial: How to Make an "Open House"

Find out how easy it is to make this paper sculpture.  Watch any time, and as many times as you'd like!  Once you register for the class, within a few hours I will send you a link to the lesson.  You will get the step-by-step instructions as I demonstrate how to make this house-shaped paper sculpture.   Please make sure the email address associated with your Paypal account is the one you want me to send the information to. International (and Canadian) students may pay for the class through Paypal:  www.Paypal.me/kitdavey.  (Please make sure to include your email address and the tutorial you want to see!).

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FREE Online Tutorial!  Learn how to make a Triangular Accordion book.  Using only one 6" by 6" piece of paper you can made this unusual book.

Step by step instructions you can watch whenever you want, as many times as you want.  Copy and paste the link below into your browser to watch the tutorial:  https://youtu.be/VeEXsSMyHrA

 

If you like the video, please subscribe to my channel. I add free videos often!

 

 

FREE ONLINE TUTORIAL!  How to make a box from playing cards. 

Just fold and tuck 21 cards and you end up with a cool cube-shaped box.  Step by step instructions you can watch whenever you want, as many times as you want.  Copy and paste the link below into your browser to watch the tutorial:

https://youtu.be/jOLaBm0JY9A

FREE!  Online Tutorial:  How to Make a Spool Book

Convert a wooden thread spool into a cool scroll book with a ribbon closure.  Step by step instructions you can watch whenever you want, as many times as you want.  Copy and paste the link below into your browser to watch the tutorial:

https://youtu.be/cK9AzULP7Tk

FREE Tutorial:  Learn how to make a flower-shaped book.  I guide you through the step-by-step instructions so that you can make a book that looks like a flower when open.  Copy and paste the link below to watch the video:

https://youtu.be/xmwxkN_sLvA

 

 

FREE On line Tutorial!

Learn how to make a squash book.  Step by step instructions you can watch whenever you want, as many times as you want.  Copy and paste the link below to watch the tutorial:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xti0Qxn8AJk&t=6s

FREE!  One demand tutorial:  Learn How to Make a Beautiful Paper Bag

I show you how to fold any rectangular piece of paper into a sweet paper bag that you can use for gift giving or to make a luminario. 

Click on the link to see the video on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/YRMUjo0YKow

FREE!  On-line informational video: 

Bookmaking Tools, Papers, and Ideas, plus a Studio Tour!

In this 24 minute video I share:

•my favorite tools

•papers I use in my bookmaking

•what to do with leftover paper scraps

•where I get my ideas and

•a tour of my messy studio!

I hope you'll get some information that will help you in your artistic endeavors.  Click on this link to view the video on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/DxfXgmiWXRg

 

 

FREE Tutorial:  Learn How to Make a Book From Envelopes.  In this video I show you how to make your own envelopes, (or, if want, you can use ready-made ones) and how to combine them to make an accordion book.  Click on the link below to watch it on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/jhw34haf_BE

FREE Tutorial:  Five Washi Tape Projects

In this video I show you several fun and easy things to do with your collection of washi tapes.  Plus, if you want to add to your collection, my viewers are extended a 10% discount at www.TheWashiTapeShop.com.  Just use the code DAVEYKIT10 when you check out.  Here is the link to the YouTube video:

https://youtu.be/1NMPZPL_37c

FREE Tutorial!  Learn how to make a Meander Book with Pockets

This accordion book is made from a single piece of paper! I will teach you how to cut and fold it so you end up with a sweet little book that has 3 pockets, 3 mini cards and a "belly band"----using only an 8 1/2" by 11" sheet of paper! This is a great project for beginning or advanced bookmakers and crafters.  Click on this link to watch it on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/KhWqtrY42ks

FREE Tutorial!  Learn how to make a house-shaped book.    I will teach you how to fold and cut a single sheet of paper so you can make a cute mini book in the shape of a house.  Once you know how to make the book you can scale it up or down to make a large or small book.  Click on the link to view the video:  https://youtu.be/cxGgyujtY_U

FREE Tutorial!  Learn how to make an accordion book with triangular pockets.  It only takes a few minutes to make this book out of a single piece of paper and a needle and thread.  Once you learn how to make the book you can scale it up or down to make a larger or smaller book.  Click on the link to view the video:  https://youtu.be/Sc5KaffEfcs 

FREE TUTORIAL! 

Learn how to make a one page book with pockets!

Using an 8 1/2" by 11" piece of paper you can make a book with 4 pockets. Once you know how to make it you can scale it up or scale it down. Great to store artist trading cards, ephemera or photos.

Click below to watch the video:

https://youtu.be/eTmfUkwZDEQ

FREE Tutoria!  Learn how to make an accordion book that has no-glue covers and a removable spine.  This is a quick alternative to a traditional binding.

Click below to access the video:

https://youtu.be/Mofba1elvwU

 

 

FREE TUTORIAL:  Learn how to make a mini photo book.  You can take your old snapshots and compile them into an easy-to-make book. 

Click below to access the video:

https://youtu.be/BYTqkEC662I

 

 

FREE TUTORIAL:  I will show you how to make a booklet with a ribbon binding.  Makes a nice little notebook, or a gift!

Click below to access the video:

https://youtu.be/bF0vdkxSJj8

 

 

One-on-One Private Sessions with me!

Want private instruction to create a book or get advice on how to work through your project?  We can set up a lesson, or series of lessons, with just you and me.  $50/hr. with a 2 hour minimum. Call or email me to set up your lesson: 650-346-0520 or kitdavey@aol.com.  This offer is for individuals; if you want a group lesson, please contact me.

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Kit Davey

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