Intro to Bookmaking
instructor: Nikki Thompson
category: Book Arts
for: Adults and Teens
Make five books in three hours!
Whether you are a first time bookmaker or have years of practice, you are *bound* to feel accomplished after this workshop.
With bookmaker and creative writer, Nikki Thompson of Deconstructed Artichoke Press, start out making books out of a sheet of paper. Then move to a simple pamphlet sewn together with a figure-eight stitch, followed by two signatures (a group of about 16 pages) sewn as one with a surprise sewn in the middle. The class will finish out with an elaborate sewing of a pamphlet with link stitches along the spine
You will need a bone folder, awl, needle, X-acto knife, ruler, cutting mat, scissors, and pencil (if you do not already have these the instructor will have them available for you to borrow). $60 price includes materials fee.
WHEN: Saturday, February 23rd
TIME: 10am – 1pm
WHERE: Myrtle Press at the back of Verge Center for the Arts