Secret Belgian Binding (Criss-Cross Binding)
Saturday, October 12, 2019 (12 Noon-4:00 PM)
Note: This Workshop is Fully Subscribed
The registration page will allow you to join our waitlist for a 2nd session (date TBD)
Prep work before class: Participants will need to do prep work before class–making signatures and covering boards.
Precut boards will be available to be picked up at the book center.
The instructor will offer a session one evening (probably 5:30-7:00 pm) to assist in covering boards if needed and for those who prefer to do covering work at the center.
Special arrangements can be made for out-of-town participants who cannot pick up boards or come to the special session.
Book Arts Workshop: Secret Belgian Binding – Saturday, October 12, 2019 (12 Noon-4:00 PM)
Location: Virginia Center for the Book (map: Jefferson School City Center)
Fee for One Day Workshop: Fee: $35 members, $40 nonmembers (materials are included)
Instructor: Jennifer Billingsly
Class Size: Limited to 8 students.
Skill level: Intermediate (able to cover book boards and fold signatures, and some experience with sewing signatures)
Materials and tools: Standard binding tools such as awl, bone folder, ruler with metal edge, pencil; Japanese screw punch if available (not required).
Materials – 8-1/2 x 11 copy paper and paper to cover boards. Prep instructions will give details.
Instructor bio: Jennifer Billingsly is a teacher, bookbinder, and artist. She has been a book arts member of the Center for the Book since 2008.
For more workshop information: Jennifer Billingsly <[email protected]>
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