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Bookbinding Workshop with Kathy Burnside

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Saturday, August 3rd
11 AM - 3 PM
Ages 18+

About the Class:

Bookbinding is a valuable skill that combines creativity with technical precision. This workshop will encourage you to explore your creative side while learning a new and practical skill. During the workshop you will learn how to create your own book from scratch. You'll be introduced to a range of techniques, basic stitching, and more complex case binding. Learn how to prepare paper, sew signatures, attach covers and create a beautiful finished book. With a little practice, these skills will allow you to create beautiful and functional books that will last for years to come. 

All supplies provided. Moderate hand strength required.

Coptic Stitch
Buttonhole Stitch
Long-stitch binding

About the Artist: Kathy Burnside

Kathy Shaw Burnside is an artist of many talents. At this time in her journey she's developed from a bookbinding artist into a junk journaling artist. This art form has its roots in bookmaking, and includes recycling and upcycling. The art form encompasses many of the paper arts genres--watercolor, origami, Zentangle, just to name a few. Kathy presently teach classes at Alamance Arts in Alamance County. Kathy is passionate about her art, and this really comes through in her classes.

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