Holiday DIY :: Creating Stamped Cards, Tags, & Paper

$ 70.00

December 13th, 2017 6:30 PM

  • Instructor: Jennie Hinchcliff
  • Workshop Type: Arts
  • Workshop Status: Open
  • Workshop Start: December 13th, 2017 6:30 PM
  • Workshop End: December 13th, 2017 9:30 PM
  • Sessions: 1

Nothing says “Hello holiday season!” like a handmade greeting card. Why not spend an evening learning the versatile art of soft block carving, in order to create your own gift tags, wrapping paper, and seasonal cards? In this three hour workshop, students learn a variety of tips and tricks for making their own carved stamps and go on to create a handful of holiday items for sharing and sending. 

Materials to Bring: Ink pad(s) for trying out carved stamps.

Optional and available at SFCB for student use during workshop: Speedball linoleum Block cutter (link:, pencil, ruler, bone folder, scissors.

Workshop + Materials Fee: $70.00

Date & Time: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 :: 6:30-9:30pm

Location: 375 Rhode Island St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Note: Please read over the SFCB Registration Policies before signing up for a class


About the Instructor | Jennie Hinchcliff

As a “near-native” of San Francisco, Jennie Hinchcliff has been teaching classes in bookbinding and related arts since 2001. Her bookworks can be seen in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art's Special Collection, the Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design, the Bancroft Library at UC Berkeley, and the Stadtbibliothek zu Berlin; she has shown work at the San Francisco Center for the Book, Pyramid Atlantic, the New York Art Book Fair and the Tokyo Art Book Fair.
Jennie's personal work can be seen in the books "1000 Artist Journal Pages" (Quarry Books, 2008), "The Creative Entrepreneur" (Quarry Books, 2009), and “500 Handmade Books: Volume 2” (Lark Books, 2013). She is a co-author of "Good Mail Day: A Primer for Eye-Popping Post", which explores the infinite possibilities of correspondence art. Under the moniker Red Handed Rubber Stamps, she creates wacky rubber stamps for a purchasing public.

Past Student Reviews:

“Lots of encouragement, small class size, everything we did was terrific!" 

“Jennie is a great teacher and I loved learning with her!”

“I enjoyed how much material we covered, and how efficiently the material was covered. I really enjoyed learning under Jennie.”

“She was rad!”


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