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Sat, 27 Jan


DIY Craft Bar

Cyanotype + Book Binding Combo Workshop

Create your very own Cyanotype Journal or Diary using the sun to make prints

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Cyanotype + Book Binding Combo Workshop
Cyanotype + Book Binding Combo Workshop

Time & Location

27 Jan 2024, 09:00 – 13:00

DIY Craft Bar, Red Herring Centre, 65 Beach Rd, Noordhoek, Cape Town, 7979, South Africa

About the Event

Unlock the magic of sun printing and book binding with Andy from DIY Craft Bar and Garyth Bevan, a seasoned Visual Communicator and Photography lecturer at the Stellenbosch Academy.

Sun Printing - Cyanotype:

Delve into the mesmerizing world of Cyanotype, a photographic printing process resulting in striking cyan/blue images. Discover the beauty of combining chemicals to create art that's uniquely yours.

Book Binding - A5 Journal with Coptic Stitch:

Learn the art of book binding as you craft your very own A5 journal using the elegant Coptic Stitch technique. Personalize it further by incorporating your cyanotype prints. Choose between blank, bullet journal, lined, or pre-designed templates for your working pages.

Benefits of Journaling:

Experience the numerous benefits of journaling, including creating a safe space for your thoughts, managing stress and anxiety, promoting self-awareness, and aiding in achieving your goals.


  • Date: 27th January, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 
  • Venue: DIY Craft Bar, Noordhoek
  • Price: R650 per person 
  • Duration: 4 hours


  • Course notes
  • All tools, materials, and chemicals
  • Foliage/stencils/generic items (feel free to bring your own)
  • Your own Cyanotype cover
  • String for stitching
  • 13 cyanotype section dividers (monthly or generic)
  • Dot grid/lined/pre-planned working pages

What to Bring:

While we provide organic materials, stencils, and fabric, feel free to bring your own elements like grasses, leaves, flowers, lace, doilies, stencils, or transparencies to enhance your prints.

Prep Day: 

Join us on 25th January from 5:00 - 6:00 PM if you'd like to paint the Cyanotype medium on your cover and dividers. Otherwise, we'll take care of the preparation on your behalf.

Unleash your creativity and join us for a day of artistic exploration! 

#SunPrinting #BookBinding #DIYCrafting #ArtisticAdventure


  • Cyanotype Book Binding

    You are one step closer to creating your own customised Journal or Diary

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