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Decorative Binding Buttonhole Stitch Class-
- Decorative Binding Buttonhole Stitch Class
- Saturday, September 28 2:00-5:30 PM
- Taught by Brenda Gallagher
- Includes most materials; see the materials list.
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When: Saturday, September 28th 2:00-5:30 PM
Instructor: Brenda Gallagher
Brenda's Website: www.brendagallagher.com
Buttonhole is an age old, simple sewing stitch, and it adds a wonderfully decorative element to this hard cover book with an open spine. The non-adhesive binding is easy for beginning book artists to learn, and is a fun addition to the repertoire of more experienced bookmakers. We love the interplay between the colored thread of the binding and the patterned paper used for the covers. Go for something wild if you want! The exposed signatures are fun to decorate as well. The end result is a beautiful blank journal worth giving as a special gift or filling with your own words. Cost includes most materials, please see the materials list.
Brenda Gallagher is a graphic designer, illustrator, and artist living in Niwot, Colorado. She began binding books in 1999, and it changed her life forever! Since then, she’s studied with many renowned book artists. Brenda is a student at the American Academy of Bookbinding in Telluride, an internationally known, degree-oriented bookbinding and conservation school that is part of the Ah Haa School for the Arts. Her field of study is the art of fine leather binding. Brenda is the Vice President of the Book Arts League in Boulder, where she teaches bookbinding classes and studies letterpress printing. Find out more about Brenda at her website: www.brendagallagher.com.
Cancellations made up to 14 days prior to the first class meeting will be refunded. Two Hands Paperie will retain a $10 processing fee for each class cancelled by a participant. After 14 days, there is no refund or credit. This policy is to ensure that teachers are compensated for their investment in materials and in time spent preparing for the class. We reserve the right to cancel a class if fewer than three students enroll 24 hours prior to the scheduled class time. If for any reason Two Hands Paperie cancels a class, students will be called at the phone number on file and refunded the FULL class fee.
Please Bring The Following Materials To Class:
Discarded magazine or catalog for gluing
Large sheet of decorative paper suitable for gluing over the cover boards (not tissue, and not too thick or lumpy)
Waxed linen thread, 4 yards. Can be in 2 colors, 2 yards each
Xacto knife and fresh blades
All other materials will be supplied
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