Tiny Books to Wear & Share

 Registration is closed for this event
$ 100.00

August 17th, 2019 10:00 AM

  • Instructor: Monica Holtsclaw
  • Workshop Type: Binding, Arts
  • Workshop Status: Closed
  • Workshop Start: August 17th, 2019 10:00 AM
  • Workshop End: August 17th, 2019 3:00 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! Earring hooks and necklace chains will be provided in class. 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: needle nose pliers, scraps of decorative paper or fabric for covers.

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

Workshop Fee (includes $10 materials fee): $100.00

Date & Time: Saturday, August 17, 2019 :: 10am-3pm

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:

“ Monica had obviously spent a lot of time preparing our little mini packets. Unbelievably organized. “

“Great teacher! Great materials.”

“Friendly, welcoming, knowledgeable.”

“Instructor was well-prepared, organized which made for a truly relaxing and successful experience.”

“Excellent instructor. Fun class.”

“One of the best I’ve had at the SFCB. Clear and helpful instructor.”

$ 100.00
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States