Introduction to Bookbinding 1

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$ 70.00

April 10th, 2020 6:30 PM

  • Instructor: Nina Eve Zeininger
  • Workshop Type: Binding
  • Workshop Status: Open
  • Workshop Start: April 10th, 2020 6:30 PM
  • Workshop End: April 10th, 2020 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): $60.00

Date & Time: Friday, April 10, 2020 :: 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


About the Instructor | Nina Eve Zeininger

Nina Eve Zeininger has been obsessed with books since receiving Harold and the Purple Crayon as a child. While earning a BFA in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute, Nina Eve 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. Nina Eve now spends their time teaching book arts workshops throughout California, making and selling her printed and bookish wares, and playing fetch with their cats. You can view Nina Eve'a work at and follow along in real time on Instagram (@ninaevezeininger).

Past Student Reviews:


[What did you find most valuable about the workshop?] “Nina’s ability to guide beginners through the process.”

[What did you find most valuable about the workshop?] “Learning the basic techniques and how to make several different simple books.”

[What did you find most valuable about the workshop?] “Learning about tools, papers and materials. The hand out is very clear and will allow me to remember what I learned and practice on my own.”

“It was perfect.”

$ 70.00
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States