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Bookbinding Coptic Stitch (I)

For those interested in bookbinding, or those who like to write, or those who are just avid note takers, this is the class for you. Come and learn how to sew a non-adhesive binding with Johanna Smick. Johanna received her BFA in Printmaking from Washington University, and her certificate in Bookbinding and Restoration from the North Bennet Street School in Boston. She now lives in Birmingham where she has her own bindery and print studio.

The coptic sewing pattern was the first used with the introduction of the codex in early eastern Christianity, dating roughly from 100-300 CE. There are may variations of this structure. It is strong, long-lasting, and a favorite for sketchbooks. In this two day class we will cover the basic Ethiopian coptic with end bands and discuss additional variations that can be added at a later date.


Details:
Two Session, Wednesdays March 13th & 20th, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Price: $120
Supply fee: $20
Payment due: at enrollment
Pre-requisite: None
Ages: Kids 12 and up are welcome if signed up with an adult

Earlier Event: March 12
Intro to Handbuilding (III)
Later Event: March 13
Intro to Ceramics (IV)