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Bookbinding I (A): Soft Cover Books

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron, New York

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

3 sessions

Friday Oct 7th, 10am

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Bookbinding II (A): Inboards Leather Binding

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron, New York

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 needed for...

$450

3 sessions

Friday Oct 14th, 10am

(11)

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After Workshop: Coptic Book Binding

at Textile Arts Center - Greenwich Village, New York

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

Tuesday Nov 15th, 6:30pm

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Bookbinding I (B): Hard Cover Books

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron, New York

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 book cloth to cover it.  Prerequisite needed for this class: This class is suitable for beginners, but students should have taken Bookbinding I (A)...

$450

3 sessions

Friday Nov 4th, 10am

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Bookbinding II (B): Laced-in Leather Binding

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron, New York

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 needed for this class: Bookbinding I and Bookbinding II...

$450

3 sessions

Friday Nov 18th, 10am

(11)

Coptic Stitch Bookbinding (BYOB)

at The DIY Joint - Hoboken, New Jersey

We're so excited to be teaming up with Stephanie and Ian of Bowtie and the Bandit. Bitten by the wanderlust bug, they're converting an old school bus into their tiny home in search of a simpler and more exciting life! They run an unplugged wood shop creating hand-bound wood covered books, determined to support their travels by giving others a uniquely...

Friday Oct 21st, 7:30pm

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Bells & Whistles! 5 Simple Binding Techniques

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron, New York

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...

Saturday Oct 15th, 10am

(11)

Japanese Binding

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron, New York

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

Saturday Oct 22nd, 10am

(11)

BookBinding III (B): Decorative Techniques with Leather

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron, New York

BookBinding III (B): Decorative Techniques with Leather, Non-Traditional Methods Playing With Non-Traditional Methods   In this 18-hour class you will make sample plaquettes of a variety of decorative techniques used in contemporary design bindings. We will learn to dye leather, make image transfers onto leather, use gold to decorate without...

$450

5 sessions

Tuesday Nov 8th, 6pm

(11)

Portfolios and Bindings for Creative Professionals

at Center for Book Arts - Flatiron, New York

Bind two books! Make a portfolio! In this 3-day workshop, the dilemma of the architect/designer — how to organize photos and drawings, for presentation as well as for storage — is resolved. We’ll make one elegant side-sewn binding, with the pages stitched into cloth-over-board covers, and a label inset on the front board. The second book...

$450

3 sessions

Friday Nov 11th, 10am

(11)

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Basic Bookmaking

at Private Picassos Art Studio & Shop - Flatbush - Ditmas Park, New York

Students will learn to make their own books using stab binding techniques. Are materials provided and included in cost of the class? Yes Includes all art materials and a drink voucher.

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Saturday Feb 4th, 2pm

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DIY Printmaking

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side, New York

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. Materials you will...

$265

6 sessions

Wednesday Nov 16th, 7pm

(125)

Paper Marbling + Bookbinding

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights, New York

In this workshop, you'll explore two processes: paper marbling and bookbinding. Spend the morning learning suminagashi techniques and creating hand-marbled papers. We'll use the marbled papers to create hand bound books with Japanese stab-binding techniques. Are materials provided and included in cost of the class?  Yes You'll leave with...

$57
No Upcoming Schedules
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Introduction To Bookbinding

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side, New York

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 provided and included in the cost of the class?  No. Materials you will need...

$304

7 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
(125)

Bookbinding Workshop (5 Sessions)

at Brooklyn Art Space & Trestle - Gowanus, New York

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...

$275

5 sessions

No Upcoming Schedules
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