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
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Binding, Arts
Sessions: 1
Start: Sunday, August 22, 2021, 1:00 PM
End: Sunday, August 22, 2021, 5:00 PM
Stephanie Jucker

Transform a board book into a handmade art book using collage, acrylic techniques, and stamping.

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Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, August 9, 2021, 9:30 AM
End: Monday, August 9, 2021, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

To paraphrase Lewis Carroll, we begin at the beginning. This, the first of our Core Bookbinding series, introduces students to the craft with the Coptic stitch, one of the earliest structures in binding.

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Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 9:30 AM
End: Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

In this second Core Bookbinding class, students will create what most of us refer to as a hardbound book. In bookbinding terms, it is known as a case binding; where a sewn textblock is glued into a separate structure known as a case.

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Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 9:30 AM
End: Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

In centuries past, books were sometimes sewn onto cords and then laced into soft covers before being bound for a specific collection or library. In this class students will bind a book using these bindings as a model but employing thick paper as the folded and laced wrapper.

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Binding Core Curriculum, Certificate Program
Sessions: 2
Start: Thursday, August 12, 2021, 9:30 AM
End: Friday, August 13, 2021, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

The final class in our Core Bookbinding series uses skills learned in each previous class to create a beautiful and classic rounded back cloth binding.

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Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Sunday, September 12, 2021, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, September 19, 2021, 12:30 PM
e bond

Learn the essentials of the caterpillar stitch binding and make a custom journal.

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Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 4:00 PM
End: Wednesday, August 4, 2021, 6:00 PM
Juliayn Coleman

Improve your knowledge of this critical part of every binding.

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Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 3:00 PM
End: Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 6:00 PM
Karen Hanmer

Learn this quick, fun structure - great for travel journals and other books-on-the-go.

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Binding
Sessions: 4
Start: Thursday, September 9, 2021, 4:00 PM
End: Thursday, September 30, 2021, 7:00 PM
Samuel Feinstein

Learn the fundamentals of blind and gold tooling on leather.

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Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Monday, August 30, 2021, 6:30 PM
End: Monday, August 30, 2021, 9:30 PM
Bettina Pauly

Learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every book artist should know in this IN PERSON 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!

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Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Saturday, August 28, 2021, 9:30 AM
End: Sunday, August 29, 2021, 5:30 PM
Juliayn Coleman

If you are interested in learning how and why to bind books with leather, this is the class for you.

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Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Thursday, August 19, 2021, 4:00 PM
End: Thursday, August 26, 2021, 7:00 PM
Sol Rebora

Learn the techniques to layer a paper design, suitable for book cover decoration.

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Binding
Sessions: 2
Start: Sunday, August 15, 2021, 10:00 AM
End: Sunday, August 22, 2021, 1:00 PM
Kathy Abbott

Learn how to prepare two different types of stub to make into stub bindings.

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Binding
Sessions: 1
Start: Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 3:00 PM
End: Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 6:00 PM
Karen Hanmer

An elegant, modern, and versatile binding structure.

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