Coptic Bookbinding • 152W31

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Class :

Coptic Bookbinding • 152W31

Class Date :

June 07 - June 07

Meeting Times :

Sat 10am-4pm

Class Location :

Room 200

Instructor :

Lisa Louise Adams

Class Size :

10 spaces remain

Price :



About this Class:

Workshop / 1 Session / $65 / Room 200 / Sun 10am–4pm / Jun 7

Students create books styled after a fourth-century bookbinding technique. Learn a two-needle stitch to create books with an exposed stitched chain spine. Book boards and assorted threads provided.

Students should bring:

Two pieces of cotton fabric for the covers sized: 10.5 inches long by 6 inches tall
One long paper: Canson or Lhotka 4.5 inches by about 25 inches to coordinate
Twenty text weight papers 8.5 inches by 11 inches
Button for closure
Scissors and bone folder
1-inch cheap brush for glue
Old yellow pages book (to punch in) and glossy magazine (to glue in)
X-acto knife, metal 12-inch ruler, and small self-healing cutting mat
Optional: Five handmade papers 8.5 inches by 11 inches (to wrap signatures)


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