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Learn basic bookbinding techniques and walk out with a complete leather journal in the color of your choice, plus the skills to make more on your own. Come learn how to make your very own hand-bound, softcover leather journal! In this class we’ll tackle long-stitch bookbinding, a method that has been used as far back as the 18th century. In just...

$65
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Beginner
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Learn how to make your own Coptic bound sketchbook/notebook from start to finish. Coptic binding is an ancient binding structure with two hard covers and an open spine chain-linked with thread. The open spine allows the book to lay flat when opened, making it ideal for writing or drawing in, not to mention making it look gorgeous!

$70
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This course provides a grand overview of four bookbinding techniques (the 1-page book, the accordion style book, traditional Japanese bookbinding and hardcover bookbinding) and an introduction to book layout techniques. After participating in the hands-on demos, students will create on blank book of each style to use as a journal, sketchbook or give...

$250
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Intermediate
(24)

Developed in 4th century Egypt, Coptic books have beautiful linked stitches that stretch across the spine and open flat, perfect for a sketchbook or journal.  Each student will complete the binding of a book in class. All levels of experience welcome! Students are invited but not required to bring decorative papers they would like to use for...

$76.88
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All levels
(102)

Explore the basics in this course that looks at bookbinding as a fluid and expressive art form - and one that dovetails with fiber arts! Students will learn the fundamental vocabulary and tools of bookbinding as we create 5 non-adhesive books. Using paper as a fiber, each book model will explore the opportunities for fiber and book arts to connect...

$307.50
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All levels
(102)

Perfect for a photo album, sketchbook, or notebook, this Japanese bookbinding technique allows each page to be an individual material, be it paper or fabric- use ours our bring your own! Natalie Stopka will teach all you need to know in this three hour class. What better gift than handmade?

$75
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(102)

Esther K. Smith, author of How to Make Books and half of the renowned Purgatory Pie Press, teaches bookbinding for artists and printmakers. Explore simple bookbinding from Eastern and early Western traditions. Make ten or more books from start to finish. Make individual and collaborative books, unique books and small editions. Book structures include...

$150
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All levels
(27)

Students attending this class will learn the different type of one page books, how to bind them with a lush hard cover, and by the end of the class you will be able to unfold your awesome masterpiece like a story accordion! You have a narrative that flows like a Kerouac first draft? Well the one page book class is for you! In this course we will...

$150
No Upcoming Schedules
Intermediate
(24)

In this workshop book artist Natalie Stopka, will teach you the basic s of bookbinding terms, tools, and skills as they create a leather bound book. The perfect gift. Useful as a journal or sketchbook, each student will be able to personalize their book with color choices and embroidered details. Bring along a button or found object to use as a clasp...

$65
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(102)

In this course we will take your story and screen print it into a book of your very own. You have a narrative that flows like a Kerouac first draft? Well the one page book class is for you! We will cover the different type of one page books, how to bind them with a lush hard cover, and by the end of the class you will be able to unfold your awesome...

$150
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All levels
(24)

Kids and parents learn printmaking together at this series of three Brooklyn Arts Council-funded workshops at Shoestring Press. Families are encouraged to sign up for the whole series of three, or just drop in for one class at a time.  Sessions are two hours long and run from 1pm to 3pm on each Sunday date.  Sunday, September 28, Bookbinding...

$15
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Beginner
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Join us to learn the ancient book binding techniques in this one-night workshop. Developed in 4th century Egypt, Coptic books have beautiful linked stitches that stretch across the spine and open flat, perfect for a sketchbook or journal. Each student will complete the binding of a book in class. All levels of experience welcome! Students are invited...

$75
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(102)

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. Students will make three simple practice books and use techniques to create an artist book process. The limitless possibilities of fabric books, including sculptural...

$300
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(102)

In this class, students will learn the basics of paper making and basic book binding skills. From start to finish, you can create a journal or sketchbook!  Experiment with different additives and stitching techniques for totally unique looks. No experience necessary.  Note: All necessary supplies will be provided for students, and...

$300
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All levels
(102)

Learn how to make a sketchbook that will fold completely flat when open for easy sketching. Students will each make one 5 x 8-inch hard back Coptic bound book using a lightweight drawing paper. This method will leave the spine open with a beautiful stitching exposed. Please bring scissors, a pencil and a 12” ruler. All other materials are included....

$60
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Beginner
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