Tiny Books to Wear & Share :: Valentine Edition

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$ 70.00

February 4th, 2018 9:30 AM

  • Instructor: Monica Holtsclaw
  • Workshop Type: Binding, Arts
  • Workshop Status: Wait-list
  • Workshop Start: February 4th, 2018 9:30 AM
  • Workshop End: February 4th, 2018 12:30 PM
  • Sessions: 1

Students will get to complete at least three miniature bindings. When closed, these little delights measure 3/4” tall and 1/2” wide. They can be worn as pendants, earrings, charms, or strung up for bookish decoration around your home. Microscopic notes can be written inside; perhaps you’ll make an adorable library of books for your pocket! All materials will be provided, including foil stamped leather, earring hooks and necklace chains. Whether you intend to wear these yourself or gift them to a friend, they will be ready to showcase when you walk out of this three-hour class.

Materials to Bring: Optional: small glue brush (around ¼”), needle nose pliers, scraps of decorative paper for endsheets or covers.

Optional and available at SFCB for student use during workshop: bone folder, utility knife, awl, scissors, metal straightedge.

Workshop Fee (includes $12 materials fee): $70.00

Date & Time: Sunday, February 4, 2018 :: 9:30am-12:30pm

Location: 375 Rhode Island St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Note: Please read over the SFCB Registration Policies before signing up for a class


About the Instructor | Monica Holtsclaw

Monica Holtsclaw holds a Diploma in bookbinding from the North Bennet Street School and a BFA in graphic design from the Savannah College of Art and Design. She has worked as a bookbinder in private practice and in conservation labs. Her artist books have been featured in Guild of Book Workers traveling exhibitions and can also be found in university collections across the country. She specializes in bookbinding and box making and loves sharing what she has learned with others. Examples of her work can be found at monicaholtsclaw.com.

Past Student Reviews:

“Pacing was good, she was calm, her instructions were bite size.”

“Monica made the entire process fun.”

“Monica was wonderfully patient and did an excellent job demonstrating the steps and explaining the process as we worked on our own.”

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States