Make your own sketchbook or journal! In this two-session class which meets on consecutive Saturdays, you will learn how to make a Smyth sewn book in which the signatures (group of folded pages) of the book are stitched through the fold. The signatures are then sewn and glued together at the spine. These books are durable, hard cover bound and can open to lay flat.
Whether you’re an artist or writer this hand-bound book is sure to turn heads. They are a perfect way to to use scrap paper of all sizes and weights as well as finer artisan papers. All materials are covered, however, if you’d like to use your own paper or book cloth for your cover, bring them along! You will receive step-by-step instructions in addition to a hand out highlighting the techniques you learned in class. All skill levels welcome.
Saturday, April 30 AND Saturday, May 7, 2016
10:00AM – 12:00PM
Taught by Peter Cangialosi
Cost: $60 plus $10 materials fee