Bookbinding Classes New York

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Bookbinding Classes Coming up in New York

Explore the basics in this course that looks at bookbinding as a fluid and expressive art form - and one that dovetails with fiber arts!

+3000 pts
Su.   May 11th - Jun 8th, 11am
All levels

Learn how to make a sketchbook that will fold completely flat when open for easy sketching.

+750 pts
Su.   May 25th, 12pm
All levels

Learn adhesive applications, archival materials and professional techniques to complete 3 finished books during this fun weekend.


Learn to sew a blank book by-hand, of multiple pages, with decorative endsheets. Then case in your pages, for a hard cover binding with lovely book cloth. This is a perfect book for journal writings, drawings and collage.


Create a fabulous book using absolutely no adhesives. Perfect for artists' books, as the pages lie perfectly flat, and you do not lose any image or text.


Familiarize yourself with the structure of the book while learning bookbinding & restoration, proper use of tools, materials and adhesives.


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In this class students create a variety of traditional books, so that they can both make books in class and use these skills to improvise and create unique books on their own.


Create and design your image, transfer the image, plan the printing sequence, carve a soft block, and print it by hand with a brayer and waterbased inks.


Learn how to make a sketchbook that will fold completely flat when open for easy sketching.


Students will learn the basics of hand-made book production and practice several simple binding techniques that can be done at home.


Taking a class with friends or coworkers? Explore private event options

In this class, students will learn the basics of paper making and basic book binding skills.


Learn 4 variations on longstich binding. Students will focus on historic, non-adhesive book structures, based on coptic methods.


Give something truly meaningful for the holidays. Learn to print, assemble and bind your own books with these time-honored bookbinding and printmaking techniques that you can do at home. Students will learn Japanese side stitch, xerox and acrylic transfer techniques to create some truly one-of-a-kind albums and scrapbooks. What to bring: Bring your own photos, new


Learn how to make your own Coptic bound sketchbook/notebook from start to finish.


Participants will incorporate book arts with sewing techniques, using fabric pages for their artist's book. Book binding, sewing and embroidery techniques will be taught and practiced.

Need help finding a class? Call 212-729-4088 or email [email protected]