Workshops

Bookbinding Workshop – Coptic Stitch
Spend the day having fun with paper and learn how to make your own hardcover journal! In this class, students will learn how to prepare boards for binding, and some decorative techniques to make them unique. Then, we will use the coptic stitch to bring it all together into a hardcover journal!

When: Sunday January 15, 2017  10am – 4pm
Where: Guelph School of Art, 125 Wyndham St. N, Guelph, Ontario

For more information and 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.

Perfect for beginners or those looking to practice and brush up on their Coptic binding skills, everyone will leave with a finished project.

When: Saturday January 21, 2017  10am – 5pm
Where: Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artist’s Guild, 80 Ward St, Toronto, Ontario

For more information and to register, please go here.

 

Coptic Book with a Caterpillar Stitch
Join us for 2 days of bookbinding fun! First, we’ll cover boards and bind them with a Coptic stitch. Then, learn the gorgeous caterpillar stitch and apply it to your journal! Perfect for those new to the caterpillar stitch, or those wanting a refresher.

When: Saturday February 4 & Saturday February 11, 2017
Where: Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, 80 Ward St, Toronto, Ontario

For more information and to register, please go here.

 

Flexagons: Inside & Out
Spend an evening learning the wonders of flexagons! A pleasing combination of origami, design and doodling, this fun workshop is for all skill levels. We’ll start with a basic introduction, and then focus on one flexagon technique and learn the secret to designing your very own patterns!

When: February 16, 2017  6pm – 8:30pm
Where: Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, 80 Ward Street, Toronto

For more information and to register, please go here.

 

Book Arts: Sampler Bookbinding Workshop
Learn three new soft cover bindings and make three sample notebooks.

When: Saturday February 18, 2017  1:30pm – 4:30pm
Where: Burlington Public Library, Burlington, Ontario

Please call the library for more information and to register: 905-335-2209