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Intro to Bookbinding, Part I Workshop
Intro to Bookbinding, Part I Workshop

Sat, Apr 13

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Morgan Conservatory

Intro to Bookbinding, Part I Workshop

During this introductory workshop, participants will learn about bookbinding’s history, terminology, and tools of the trade before learning how to create a basic accordion fold and pamphlet stitch.

Date + Time

Apr 13, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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

About

During this introductory workshop, participants will learn about bookbinding’s history, terminology, and tools of the trade before learning how to create a basic accordion fold and pamphlet stitch. Building from those forms, participants will explore more complex models (including Coptic stitch) and also will incorporate soft and hardcovers. Participants will expand on and experiment with their newfound skills by making a book of choice during the workshop. No prior experience required! 

Student Supply List: 

- cutting mat 

- x-acto blade 

- notebook 

- pencil 

- decorative paper (optional)

Instructor Bio: R.E. Anderson (Lysa) graduated from Kent State University with a BA in Art History and a concentration in Visual Communication Design. Beyond expanding her knowledge in Bookbinding and Letterpress, her goal in her current position at The Morgan Conservatory as the Workshop Coordinator is to expand the workshops offered and workshop accessibility for the community/communities at large. She runs a small freelance business, Goldfinch & Honeybee Design, in her spare time. www.goldfinchhoneybee.net

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