Upcycled Journal

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$ 130.00

August 3rd, 2013 9:30 AM

  • Instructor: Juliayn Coleman
  • Workshop Type: Binding
  • Workshop Status: Closed
  • Workshop Start: August 3rd, 2013 9:30 AM
  • Workshop End: August 3rd, 2013 5:30 PM
  • Sessions: 1

Learn a unique bookbinding skill. Upcycling is the method of using waste materials to create useful products. Disassemble an old hardcover book, leaving its signatures mostly intact, and interleave the signatures with blank journal paper. Class participants will be encouraged to share signatures with other students for variety. Learn how to strengthen the cover and sew the textblock into the old case to make a creative and unique journal.

Materials to Bring: Ruler, bone folder, scissors, 9 mm OLFA® snap-off knife, cutting mat, 1” wide glue brush, bookbinding awl, and pencil and paper (for note taking).

Materials fee: $30
Date & Time: Saturday August 3rd, 2013 | 9:30am-5:30pm
Location: 375 Rhode Island St, San Francisco, CA 94103
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About the Instructor | Juliayn Coleman

Juliayn Coleman has been a professional bookbinder since her graduation from the North Bennet Street School bookbinding program in 2003. Her private practice encompasses all levels of book repair and conservation, custom portfolio and enclosure making, teaching, and being a good ambassador for the craft of bookbinding in general.


Past Student Reviews

Can’t say enough of Juliayn’s patience, composure, and professionalism. I struggled with several steps and she was always there to help me with her smile and kind heart”

“She teaches with grace, kindness, and intelligence”

“The class was perfect”

“Best instructor I’ve had here!”

“Thoroughly loved the class. I am very appreciative of Juliayn’s patience and her thorough knowledge of bookbinding”

Love her sense of humor and friendliness, as well as her depth of knowledge. Very happy that I got to take this class”
$ 130.00