Binding

Binding

SFCB's bookbinding courses range from the enduring structures of both Western and Eastern traditions to contemporary approaches, with a wealth of bookmaking techniques in between, including pamphlets, pop-ups, exposed sewing stitches, protective boxes, photo albums and more.

Workshops: Binding

Title Instructor Summary Status
Binding
Sessions: 4
Start: April 23, 2014, 6:30 PM
End: May 14, 2014, 9:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

Revisit and refine your leather paring techniques in this special class for those who have completed the bookbinding certificate

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: April 24, 2014, 5:00 PM
End: April 24, 2014, 10:00 PM
James Tucker

Evening Open Print Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: April 26, 2014, 9:30 AM
End: April 26, 2014, 5:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

Explore the unique capabilities and three-dimensional movement of the flag book—a structure composed of crisscrossing “flags” or small pages attached to an accordion-folded spine.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: April 27, 2014, 9:30 AM
End: May 4, 2014, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

Learn to make three different styles of Japanese bindings and wrap them in a traditional chitsu enclosure.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: April 29, 2014, 5:00 PM
End: April 29, 2014, 10:00 PM
Lara Durback

Evening Open Print Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: May 2, 2014, 6:30 PM
End: May 2, 2014, 9:30 PM
Courtney Cerruti

Create a hardback accordion and spend an evening exploring the versatility of this structure by creating a content-driven book.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: May 5, 2014, 5:00 PM
End: May 5, 2014, 10:00 PM
James Tucker

Evening Open Print Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: May 5, 2014, 6:30 PM
End: May 6, 2014, 9:30 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

What kind of book provides all the surprise of a pop-up, and the “wow!” factor of a tunnel book? Carousel books, that’s what! Also known as a “star” book, this structure provides endless opportunities for design and experimentation.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: May 6, 2014, 6:30 PM
End: May 6, 2014, 9:30 PM
C.K. Itamura

In this hands-on workshop, participants will prepare materials to make unique, one-of-a-kind journals or notebooks and learn Japanese stab binding techniques.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: May 15, 2014, 6:30 PM
End: May 15, 2014, 9:30 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

Learn how to make the perfect journal if you’re interested in making a gift for a friend or a new sketchbook/journal for yourself!

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: May 16, 2014, 5:00 PM
End: May 16, 2014, 10:00 PM
Lara Durback

Evening Open Print Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 5
Start: May 17, 2014, 9:30 AM
End: June 14, 2014, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

Learn intermediate binding techniques to making a rounded and backed cloth binding that is sewn on a sewing frame, and learn to make hand sewn end bands. In this class you will also begin working with leather, and will make a full leather binding.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: May 19, 2014, 6:30 PM
End: May 19, 2014, 9:30 PM
Nina Zeininger

Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every book artist should know in this three-hour workshop. If you’ve ever been curious about how to make a book, Introduction to Bookbinding is the place to start. One workshop, five booklets!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: May 22, 2014, 6:30 PM
End: May 29, 2014, 9:30 PM
Nina Zeininger

If you're looking to make your own small journal or sketchbook that opens flat, this is the workshop for you.Using the traditional French linkstitch sewing, students will create two journals with covers and exposed spines.

Open
Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 4
Start: May 25, 2014, 9:30 AM
End: June 15, 2014, 5:30 PM
Rhiannon Alpers

Learn how to construct four hardcover, hand-bound, multisection books over the course of this bookbinding workshop series. Each binding in the series will add to the skills previously learned and integrate new techniques. Become familiar with bookbinding's basic vocabulary, its fundamental tools and their uses, as well as the materials (paper, cloth, board, and adhesives) and techniques (folding, sewing, and gluing) of the craft.

Open
Binding, Printing, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: June 6, 2014, 5:00 PM
End: June 6, 2014, 10:00 PM
Lara Durback

Evening Open Print Studio is an opportunity, for those who qualify to work on their own projects with an experienced instructor on hand.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: June 11, 2014, 6:30 PM
End: June 11, 2014, 9:30 PM
Judith Serebrin

Using sturdy hand-made papers as sewing supports, we'll create an exposed-spine sewing; a link-stitch and long-stitch combined. You will make a charming little book measuring 3.75" x 2.75" with colorful paper and threads, with thick watercolor paper interiors.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: June 16, 2014, 6:30 PM
End: June 16, 2014, 9:30 PM
Nina Zeininger

Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every book artist should know in this three-hour workshop. If you’ve ever been curious about how to make a book, Introduction to Bookbinding is the place to start. One workshop, five booklets!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: June 21, 2014, 9:30 AM
End: June 21, 2014, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

Take a glued-back paper-covered book and transform it into something more durable and beautiful.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: June 22, 2014, 9:30 AM
End: June 29, 2014, 5:30 PM
Andrew Rottner

Students will design and create a unique clamshell box to their own specifications, or for a small book, object or stack of prints of their choice.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: June 25, 2014, 6:30 PM
End: June 26, 2014, 9:30 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

This class presents a new look at historical “stationery” bindings – a style of binding commonly used for account books and ledgers.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: June 29, 2014, 9:30 AM
End: June 29, 2014, 5:30 PM
Nicholas Yeager

Sew a small text block on cords and lace onto wooden boards, cover spine in leather & decorate – all in 1 day!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: June 30, 2014, 6:30 PM
End: June 30, 2014, 9:30 PM
Jennie Hinchcliff

Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every book artist should know in this three-hour workshop. If you’ve ever been curious about how to make a book, Introduction to Bookbinding is the place to start. One workshop, five booklets!

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: July 12, 2014, 9:30 AM
End: July 12, 2014, 5:30 PM
Dominic Riley

Strong, elegant, and pleasing to use, this binding was the “daybook” of choice for the great Romantic English poets and artists. Learn this structure in this full day class with Master Binder Dominic Riley.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: July 13, 2014, 9:30 AM
End: July 13, 2014, 5:30 PM
Dominic Riley

This structure is an extremely elegant one suitable for presenting suites of prints, drawings or photographs and is the perfect accompaniment to the Ideal Sketchbook.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 5
Start: July 14, 2014, 9:30 AM
End: July 18, 2014, 5:30 PM
Michael Burke

Learn how to make beautiful medieval boxes of different shapes. A new structure in our series of Michael’s historical binding classes.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: July 19, 2014, 9:30 AM
End: July 20, 2014, 5:30 PM
Dominic Riley

A thorough introduction to the art of hand tooling—in blind, with carbon and with real gold foil. A feast of tips, tricks and techniques.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 5
Start: July 21, 2014, 9:30 AM
End: July 25, 2014, 5:30 PM
Michael Burke

Make an elaborate Armenian binding using traditional techniques with Michael Burke. A new structure in our series of Michael’s historical binding classes.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: July 26, 2014, 9:30 AM
End: July 27, 2014, 5:30 PM
Dominic Riley

This workshop with master bookbinder Dominic Riley will cover several methods of edge decoration which have been used throughout the ages in both traditional and creative binding styles, from the very simple to the advanced.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: August 2, 2014, 9:30 AM
End: August 2, 2014, 5:30 PM
Michael Burke

Strong, elegant, and pleasing to use, this binding was the “daybook” of choice for the great Romantic English poets and artists. Learn this structure in this full day class with Master Binder Michael Burke.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: August 3, 2014, 9:30 AM
End: August 3, 2014, 5:30 PM
Michael Burke

This ingeniously designed album is a new offering from Michael Burke this year, and is the perfect accompaniment to the Ideal Sketchbook. This structure is an extremely elegant one suitable for presenting suites of prints, drawings or photographs

Open
Binding
Sessions: 5
Start: August 4, 2014, 9:30 AM
End: August 8, 2014, 5:30 PM
Dominic Riley

Take your leather skills to a new level with this workshop in advanced fine binding with master bookbinder Dominic Riley.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: August 9, 2014, 1:17 AM
End: August 10, 2014, 12:00 AM
Michael Burke

A two day workshop with visiting instructor Michael Burke. The Library Style is ideal for heavy books which get a lot of use and need to be extra strong, such a dictionaries, cook books or manuals.

Open
Binding
Sessions: 5
Start: August 11, 2014, 9:30 AM
End: August 15, 2014, 5:30 PM
Dominic Riley

A new class from Dominic, exploring the complexities of this most challenging area of book restoration.

Open

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