Introduction to Bookbinding 1

$ 65.00

June 13th, 2019 6:30 PM

  • Instructor: Nina Eve Zeininger
  • Workshop Type: Binding
  • Workshop Status: Open
  • Workshop Start: June 13th, 2019 6:30 PM
  • Workshop End: June 13th, 2019 9:30 PM
  • Sessions: 1

Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every beginning book artist should know! Students in this three-hour workshop will learn five staple structures of the bookbinding world: pamphlet stitch, two versions of one-sheet wonders, accordion folding, and a Japanese stab binding. If you’ve been curious about book arts basics, this is a great starter class; in three hours, you’ll gain the know-how to start making books of your own. 

Students also learn about local resources, bookbinding tools, and SFCB’s Bookbinding Core Program, as well as protocol for studio rental.


Materials to Bring: None.

Workshop Fee (includes $10 materials fee): $65.00

Date & Time: Thursday, June 13, 2019 :: 6:30-9:30pm

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

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

REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE 3 DAYS PRIOR TO THE START DATE OF THIS WORKSHOP.


About the Instructor | Nina Eve Zeininger

Nina Eve Zeininger has been obsessed with books since before she could read when she received Harold and the Purple Crayon as a child. While earning her BFA in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute, she took as many book and printmaking classes as possible and after graduating completed the Bookbinding Certificate program at the San Francisco Center for the Book. She now spends her time teaching book arts workshops throughout California, making and selling her printed and bookish wares, and playing fetch with her cats. You can view her work on her website ninaevezeininger.com and at her Etsy store neon sprinkles studio and follow her activities on her blog: Things I Make and Find.


Past Student Reviews:

 “Good clear explanation. Lots of historical and artistic context for instruction.”

“Love being at the Center for the Book. Have always wanted to visit.”

“Very personable. Liked her books.”

“Nina is a very good teacher. She gives clear explanations and demonstrations, and samples. ”

“She has a great deal of enthusiasm for the subject...which makes it fun to study with her.”

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375 RHODE ISLAND ST
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States