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Paper Marbling + Bookbinding

In this workshop, you'll explore two processes: paper marbling and bookbinding. Spend the morning learning suminagashi techniques and creating hand-marbled papers. After a lunch break, we'll use the marbled papers to create handbound books with Japanese stab-binding techniques.  You'll leave with hand-marbled...

$57
Su.   Sep 11th, 11am
All levels
(404)
Introduction To Bookbinding

Learn the basics of this beautiful art. We cover adhesive and non-adhesive methods, including Japanese stab binding, various sewing methods and hard case binding. By the end of the course, you’ll know enough to continue bookbinding at home. Are the materials included on the cost of the class? No Supply List Link: Click here to view supply...

$304
7 sessions
W.   Sep 21st, 7pm
All levels
(104)
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5 Session Bookbinding Workshop

In this 5-session workshop students will learn various bookbinding techniques including coptic stitch, perfect-bind, modified accordion, and others.  Students will learn how to tear and cut paper, prepare book-board, and create their own paste-paper - a decorative paper used to cover and integrate within their books. Each week students will learn...

$275
5 sessions
Su.   Sep 11th, 12pm
All levels
(192)
Bookbinding for Teachers, Part 2: Exploration

This one-day workshop is designed for teachers of 8 to 12 year-olds, with methods and techniques that may be modified to accommodate other age groups. Building on the methods learned during the prior section, create pamphlets and accordion structures with greater complexity, as well as combination bindings. We will also make origami-folded books and...

$175
Sa.   Aug 27th, 10am
All levels
(11)
After Workshop: Coptic Book Binding

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
T.   Nov 15th, 6:30pm
All levels
(194)

Get Artsy

Bookbinding III

In this advanced Core Course, students will continue an overview of traditional binding structures using unique and alternative materials: the limp vellum, the K118, and a ledger binding. Vellum is featured in each – as an interior spine lining, as sewing supports, or as a cover material. Historically, bookbinding vellum could be as simple as a recycled...

$425
5 sessions
T.   Sep 20th, 6pm
Advanced
(11)
Bookbinding I (A): Soft cover books

Fold, sew, and glue paper into books! In this 18-hour introductory class you will fold accordion books and explore concertinas, sew pamphlets with paper covers, glue single pages into butterfly books, and more. This class is suitable for beginners and also for anyone looking for basic models that can be made at home without special equipment. No experience...

$450
5 sessions
W.   Sep 21st, 6pm
Beginner
(11)
Other Dates (2)
Bookbinding II (A): Inboards Leather Binding

In this 18-hour intermediate class, we will explore ways to attach the cover as part of the structure of the book, which offers more strength than casebindings. You will make a sewn-boards binding, a millimeter binding and a hollow tube.  You will begin to learn how to work with leather and sew silk endbands. Prerequisite Bookbinding...

$450
3 sessions
F.Sa.Su.   Oct 14th, 10am
Intermediate
(11)
Bookbinding I (B): Hard cover Books

In this class you will learn to make hardcover case bindings for pamphlets, flat back books, and a book with a rounded spine. You will learn about the structure beneath the boards and make your own bookcloth to cover it. This class is suitable for beginners, but students should have taken Bookbinding I (A) prior. Bookbinding I, part of our Core Curriculum...

$450
3 sessions
F.Sa.Su.   Nov 4th, 10am
Intermediate
(11)
Other Dates (2)
Bookbinding II (B): Laced-in Leather Binding

In this 18-hour class, you will make a very traditional book: a quarter leather binding with raised cords. This intermediate/advanced class will build on the skills you practiced in Bookbinding II (A): InBoards Leather Binding. We may cover some simple tooling on the leather. Prerequisites: Bookbinding I and Bookbinding II (A) or equivalent. ...

$450
3 sessions
F.Sa.Su.   Nov 18th, 10am
Intermediate
(11)
Carousel Books

A carousel book is an ingenious work, containing three-dimensional panoramic scenes that are revealed in multilayered openings that recede into space. Its seductiveness comes as a result of its construction, a series of five scenes, which when taken together are a play in five acts. Viewed through windows or other intricate opening, they take the viewer...

$325
2 sessions
Sa.Su.   Sep 10th, 10am
Beginner
(11)
Bells & Whistles! 5 Simple Binding Techniques

This one day class will teach students some simple book making techniques; while staying relaxed and having fun. By the end of the day you will be pros at 5 simple techniques. In the morning, we will make paste paper, learn pop-up, fold and cut a simple one sheet accordion, and the pamphlet stitch. Then in the afternoon we will re-make the crazy accordion...

$175
Sa.   Oct 15th, 10am
All levels
(11)
Japanese Binding

Learn Japanese binding techniques using traditional Japanese papers and fabrics to produce unique works. Construct side-sewn binding and through-the-fold structures, as well as a chitsu, the special cloth-covered folding box to hold the books. The end result is a beautiful, boxed set of books.  We recommend taking this class in conjunction with Suminagashi so...

$325
2 sessions
Sa.Su.   Oct 22nd, 10am
All levels
(11)
Basic Bookmaking

Students will learn to make their own books using stab binding techniques. Note: Includes all art materials and a drink voucher.

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$45
Sa.   Feb 4th, 2pm
Beginner
Other Dates (2)
DIY Printmaking

Learn about an array of printing techniques, many of which can be done at your kitchen table. Participants will learn about block carving, painterly mono-prints and collographs to build unique images that can be turned into artistic prints, t-shirts, tote bags and more. Are materials included on the cost of the class? No Supply list: Please bring...

$265
6 sessions
W.   Nov 16th, 7pm
All levels
(104)
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