Full Parchment Binding

 Registration is closed for this event
$ 510.00

February 15th, 2020 9:30 AM

  • Instructor: Juliayn Coleman
  • Workshop Type: Binding
  • Workshop Status: Closed
  • Workshop Start: February 15th, 2020 9:30 AM
  • Workshop End: February 17th, 2020 5:30 PM
  • Sessions: 3

If you have ever seen or handled a binding covered in parchment, you know the great advantages of using parchment as a covering material. The ghostly, ethereal appearance, the cool and smooth surface, the way it seems to generate its own light from within. Parchment is quite durable, as well: it is resistant to abrasion and wears well. However, parchment is highly responsive to moisture, and using adhesives with it can be a disaster if you don’t use them correctly. In this class, we will learn the best ways to work within this sometimes finicky covering material. We will also be gilding one edge, sewing French double core endbands, and if there is time, we will tool our covers as well. 

Pre-requisite: Bookbinding Core 1-4

Materials to Bring: Optional and available at SFCB for student use during workshop: metal ruler with metric increments (no cork), Olfa 9mm snap blade knife or similar utility knife, bone folder(s), dividers, scissors, awl or pin vise, medium paste brush (round), pencil and paper for taking notes.

Workshop Fee (includes $60 materials fee): $510.00

Date & Time: Saturday-Monday, February 15-17, 2020 :: 9:30am-5:30pm

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 | 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. Some of her creative and professional projects can be seen at  www.bookislandbindery.com.

Past Student Reviews: 

“Excellent teaching. We covered a lot of information. Super well prepared.”

“Juliayn is an excellent instructor. She is prepared, organized and is knowledgeable. It's helpful that she's willing to answer all questions patiently - no question is too elementary.”

“An amazing experience for a first timer at the Center! Every bookbinder should make at least one Full Parchment Binding at some point in their career, I totally recommend it! Juliayn Coleman did a superb job at teaching this class!”

$ 510.00
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States