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Variations on Long Stitch Workshop
Variations on Long Stitch Workshop

Sat, Jul 27


Morgan Conservatory

Variations on Long Stitch Workshop

Students will learn how to make a collection of 4 section sewings fundamental for long stitch binding during this workshop taught by Jennifer Omaitz.

Date + Time

Jul 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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


Each student will choose a stitch and bind a small booklet based on one of the 4 different variations. The end product will be a smaller book with an elastic cord that wraps around the front for a more secure binding. The end product will be an elegant, functional, fun creation. This class is for all levels of learning. No prior experience required!

Student Supply List: Waxed Linen thread or cord 4ply, at least 4 yards if not wanting to use black or white thread.

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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