Introduction to Bookbinding 1

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$ 70.00

August 6th, 2020 6:30 PM

  • Instructor: Nina Eve Zeininger
  • Workshop Type: Binding
  • Workshop Status: Closed
  • Workshop Start: August 6th, 2020 6:30 PM
  • Workshop End: August 6th, 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): $70.00

Date & Time: Thursday, August 6, 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 before she could read when she received 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?] “Being able to actually create a number of books.”

“It was so good!”

[What did you find most valuable about this workshop?] “NINA! (of course, the different techniques she taught us).”

[Do you have any suggestions to improve this workshop?] “This class did not need improvement.”

$ 70.00
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-5133
United States