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The Embellished Book Workshop
The Embellished Book Workshop

Sat, Jun 24


Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory

The Embellished Book Workshop

Join book artist & instructor Fran Kovac in some creative play by learning basic bookbinding and techniques to make your books stand out in a crowd! Registration deadline: 6/10/2023

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Jun 24, 2023, 10:00 AM – Jun 25, 2023, 4:00 PM

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


Students will sew a book on parchment straps using the French Link stitch and create decorative covers using techniques that stretch from the seventh century to the 21st. Many decorative options will be demonstrated, including foundation molding, riveting, and closures. Brass and wooden objects, beads, ribbons, and cord will be available to adorn your book. Time permitting, students will create plaquettes demonstrating chosen techniques. No bookbinding experience required. Registration deadline: 6/10/2023

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