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Coptic Bookbinding Workshop
Coptic Bookbinding Workshop

Sun, Jul 28


Morgan Conservatory

Coptic Bookbinding Workshop

This is a one-day workshop taught by Jennifer Omaitz that will introduce basic Coptic stitch binding from cover to cover.

Date + Time

Jul 28, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Morgan Conservatory, 1754 E 47th St, Cleveland, OH 44103, USA


Students will learn how to create a small book with a single-needle approach and a multiple-needle approach. This beginning approach will allow students to master the basic structure and rhythm to complete a single book or graduate with more complicated stitch techniques. No prior experience required!

Student Supply List: All equipment and materials will be provided

Instructor Bio: Jennifer Omaitz (1979, Cleveland, OH) lives in Kent, OH. She holds an M.F.A. in painting from Kent State University and a B.F.A. in painting from the Cleveland Institute of Art. In 2016, Omaitz started JC Marbling after 14 months of independent research and experimentation with marbling. JC Marbling & Book Arts was founded to pursue the practice of marbling, book arts, and as a teaching platform for the craft of marbling. Omaitz currently works as an Interior Design instructor at Kent State and the Morgan Paper Conservatory and sells her handmade products at a variety of retailers in North East Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York and at the Minnesota Center for the Book Arts.

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