Beginning Bookmaking

, Photographer, & Lecturer @ Texas State University

In this session, you will learn to create a simple hand-made book (click here for examples). We will work with the simplest of all techniques, the saddle stitch, and also learn a slightly more advanced (and more hands on!) technique using the pamphlet stitch and waxed linen thread for a binding.


All materials will be provided, and are included in the price of the class! You will leave with your own, handmade book, and a new set of skills to make your own books and zines at home.

Schedule
  • Book Making 101

    Opa Coffee and Wine

    2048 S. Lamar Blvd
    Austin, TX

    Class will focus on basic binding techniques, useful for creating blank books and journals, or content based books which can be used to create zines or artist's books.

    During the class you will learn about:

    • Archival materials for binding
    • saddle stitch
    • pamphlet stitch
    • artists book/zine techniques
    Oct
    17
    Wed, October 17th, 2012

    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT

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Photographer, & Lecturer @ Texas State University
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    Austin, TX

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