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$ 295.00

December 7th, 2013 9:30 AM

  • Instructor: Juliayn Coleman
  • Workshop Type: Binding
  • Workshop Status: Closed
  • Workshop Start: December 7th, 2013 9:30 AM
  • Workshop End: December 14th, 2013 5:30 PM
  • Sessions: 2

The Decorated Edge

Saturdays December 7 & 14 | 9:30am – 5:30pm

A beautifully decorated edge can be highly expressive part of a fine binding or artist’s book. From subtle to funky, decorated edges add a special touch to the textblocks they adorn. 

This workshop teaches the basic graphite and 23K gold leaf edge treatments. 

Some experience handling gold leaf will be helpful, but not necessary.



Materials to bring: basic bookbinding tools (bone folder, awl, Olfa snap­off knife, scissors, dividers). Optional/ if possible, bring: flat­ backed lifting knife suitable for cutting paper, paperback books printed on sturdy paper to practice on (some of each of these items will be provided by the instructor for students to use, as well as several other tools/ materials to be used communally)


Materials fee: $60.00 for materials provided to you by SFCB and the instructor. (included in fee)

$ 295.00