A Stitch in Time: Sewing Variations

In-person workshop at the bindery in Scarborough, ON

94 Crockford Blvd, #2, Scarborough, ON M1L 3C3, Canada

Saturday & Sunday, March 9 & 10
9:00 – 4:00 pm with a 1 hour lunch

$240 plus a $40 materials fee = $280.00 CAD

Sewing is a traditional method for attaching pages in books, but the style and method has changed as time has passes. Join us to sew multiple books in the sewing structures from early books sewn on leather and cord to 19th century sewing structures over woven tapes.

Instructor: Andrew Huot

In this course you will learn:

Preparing sections for the book.
Sewing structure of each binding
Proper use of bookbinding tools and materials.

Level of Experience / Skills Required

All levels; no prior book-making experience required. Some comfort with accurate measuring, folding, and cutting with blades/knives is needed to master the skills taught in this workshop.

All tools and materials included but students are welcome to bring their own small bookbinding tools.

Registration: $240 plus a $40 materials fee = $280.00 CAD