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Learn New Techniques for Cards & Envelopes

  • October 28, 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
  • Zoom - online


  • Paid or honorary member
  • Not paid or honorary member of SfC

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Presenter: Marjorie Grace-Sayers

Sponsored by your Inland Empire chapter

Free outreach program. Saturday October 28, 2023  9-noon

About the program: Have fun making different styles of cards and envelopes.  You'll learn new structures, as well as tips and tricks for scoring, folding, cutting, glueing, etc.  Some of these will use recycled materials.

  • We'll start with a basic folded card and proceed to trifold and beyond.  
  • Then we'll make a one-page zine, a folder with pockets, a tag card, and a gift card holder.
  • Finally, we'll make several styles of envelopes.  

For all levels. This should be fun and we're confident that you'll find a way to incorporate your calligraphy!

Program will be recorded and available for two months.

About Marjorie Grace-Sayers: A life-long crafter, Marjorie began studying calligraphy in 1999 with DeAnn Singh.  She has also studied and worked in watercolor, photography, handmade books, mixed-media, paper crafts, quilting, and  needlework..   She has taught art to students from preschool through seniors, as well as mini-classes for Letters CA, SfC'd annual Retreat, and at Designing Letters Studio.  She is a retired music teacher and flutist with Bachelor and Masters Degrees in music from USC. Marjorie has been a member of the Society for Calligraphy for about 20 years and currently serves on the Board of Directors as Secretary.  Instagram: @MyVeryOwnArt

Supply List - use what you have:

  • An 18” ruler.
  • A bone folder or plastic knife.
  • Pencil.
  • Eraser.
  • Scissors
  • Craft knife and small mat or old magazine
  • Glue stick, double sided tape, and clear or white school glue or PVA
  • An awl or push-pin
  • Some thread, yarn, linen, embroidery floss, or baker’s twine
  • A needle that has an eye to accommodate your choice of thread
  • Paper clips, clothespins, or bulldog clips
  • Optional: small paper cutter, scoring board
  • Lots and lots of different papers and envelopes:
  • Copy paper
  • Card stock
  • Scrapbook paper
  • Old watercolors
  • Calligraphy practice sheets
  • Magazines with lots of pictures
  • Sturdy gift wrap
  • Old calendars
  • Craft paper or open up some paper bags
Decorating your cards:
  • Buttons
  • Colored pencils, crayons, markers, watercolor, pens, etc.
  • Brads, eyelets, clips
  • Washi tape
  • Tags
  • Ribbon, yarn, fabric
  • Staples
  • Punches
  • Flowers

Questions? Contact Alessandra Kawakubo at iepv.sfcworkshops@gmail.com.

NO audio or video recording of any program, meeting, workshop or other SfC function permitted without prior consent of both guest artist and a representative of the Board of Governors. ** You must ask permission of the artist/ instructor to photograph any copyrighted materials, including demos.

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