Workshops

**More classes and workshops coming soon – stay tuned!

Bookbinding with Carolyn Eady of Sprouts Press
Join us for an afternoon of paper fun! In this afternoon class learn the basics of bookbinding and the tools of the trade. Participants will learn three different binding techniques to hand craft their own soft cover notebooks.

When:  Saturday August 12, 2017  12pm – 3pm
Where:  Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King Street West, Hamilton

For more information & to register, please go here.

Deconstructed & Reclaimed: From discard to journal

Learn how to craft your own hand-bound hardcover journal using discarded books. This workshop will introduce you to the tools of the trade, materials, and techniques to deconstruct a book and repurpose it into a new journal, using the Coptic stitch to bind the book.

When:  Sunday August 27, 2017  10am – 5pm
Where:  Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, 180 Shaw St. #102, Toronto*

*New Location!

For more information & to register, please go here.

 

Painted Longstitch/Linkstitch Binding

Join us for a day of creative book making!  Students will be introduced to the basics of decorating cover paper with acrylic paint and a variety of tools.  Followed by a quick introduction to bookbinding and the tools of the trade, students will then learn the Longstitch/Linkstitch bookbinding technique and incorporate the decorated papers.

This will be a 6 signature softcover book, with delightful pattern of long stitches down the spine and chaining, or link stitches at the top and bottom.  If there’s time, students will learn how to wrap the long stitches for an aesthetically pleasing finish.  Everyone will leave with their own handcrafted, softcover book!

When: Saturday September 16, 2017  11am – 3pm
Where: Paperhouse Studio, 180 Shaw St. #102, Toronto

For more information & to register, please go here.

 

Hardcover Arrow Stitch Bookbinding

Spend an afternoon learning how to hand craft your own journal!  After a brief introduction to bookbinding and the tools of the trade, students will learn how to make their own hard cover book from scratch, using Paperhouse’s gorgeous handmade papers and the Arrow Stitch bookbinding technique.

Students will learn the skill of wrapping boards properly for book covers, and the secrets to stitching the Arrow Stitch.  This will be a 3 signature hard cover book and everyone will leave with a finished project.

When: Sunday September 17, 2017  11am – 3pm
Where: Paperhouse Studio, 180 Shaw St. #102, Toronto

For more information & to register, please go here.