Janet Carroll

Janet Carroll is a Winnipeg based artist who works primarily in paper marbling and book binding.  Carroll’s work has been exhibited in Canada and elsewhere.  She has been a recipient of a Manitoba Arts Council Grant and has been an Artist-In-Residence at the Minnesota Center Book For Arts.

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Marbled papers and bookbinding by Janet Carroll

We are honoured to have Janet teaching two classes at the Manitoba Fibre Festival this year.


In this workshop we’ll sew pages onto ribbons to make classy journals, 8 1/4″ x 6″, covering them with handmade cotton-fibre paper.  No bookbinding experience necessary. All supplies provided, including pages, cover papers, thread and embellishments. Participants are welcome to bring special beads, buttons, yarns or handwoven tapes to incorporate into their books.

Saturday September 14
9:30 am – 12:30 pm     3 hours
Registration fee:  $45   (includes materials)           REGISTER

Ribbon Books
Ribbon Books


Need a place to record knitting ideas? Come make this handy notebook, 5 1/2″ x 4,” by sewing pages into a cover of handmade cotton fibre paper. Feel free to bring special beads, buttons or threads to embellish your notebook. No bookbinding experience necessary. All supplies provided.

Saturday September 14
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm    2 hours
Registration fee: $40  (includes materials)             REGISTER

Ideas Notebooks
Ideas Notebook


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