The Handmade Book Club

by Vintage Page Designs

Simplifying traditional bookbinding techniques for the modern crafter

Book club members and challenge takers - sign in here!

Join the Coptic Journal 5-Day Challenge 

Our next 5-Day Challenge begins on November 28th! Crafters of all types—mixed media artists, painters, quilters, bookbinders—are welcome to join the challenge community. The prerecorded video instructions are easy to follow, and you'll have lots of support from Ali and the community during the challenge. Hope to see you there!

If you're a Handmade Book Club member, you get the challenge for free. You don't need to sign up. 

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What is the book club?

An amazing community paper-addicted book makers from 24+ countries. We are painters, printmakers, quilters, art journalers and mixed media artists who love to create their own unique handmade books.

  • Brand new book project each month*
  • Access to past project library
  • Community gatherings
  • Guest artists
  • Quarterly day-long retreats
  • Special beginner sessions and resource section
  • In person meet-ups (post-pandemic)
  • Giveaways, special discounts and swaps

* we occasionally have a catch up month


5 Accordion Books Challenge 

The live challenge is over, but you can now purchase all the classes for just $25.

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Past Handmade Book Club Projects

Free Journal Project

Are you curious about the book club? Take this Long Stitch Journal Class with our compliments. It's one of our book club projects.

Take Free Class