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Mini Pencil Book with Leather Covers

Saturday, February 29 || 12pm – 4 PM

Taught by Brenda Gallagher

Cost: $110 Member / $120 Non-Member


Learn to bind your very own miniature sketchbook with leather covers. This little gem holds your mini colored pencils and fits in your pocket! Students will learn to cut and fold leather covers from suede goatskin leather, cut designs and sew sketch paper signatures. It will make a great gift for the book lover or sketch artist in your life!

All materials are included in the fee!



Making Impact with Big Type

Saturday, April 18

Taught by Steve Matteson

In this hands-on class students will be introduced to printing with wood type on the BAL Vandercook press. Steve will lead students to make postcards printed in two colors that show the impact one can make with the juxtaposition of large and small type. Everyone will set a short phrase in metal type and use large wood type in the design. 

Endless Fold Book  

Saturday, June 20 || 12pm-2:30pm

Taught by Jeff Becker
Cost: $75 Member / $85 Member

This variation of the accordion fold book is called endless  because it’s easy to keep adding page after page depending on the purpose and content of the book. The structure is  simple and quite adaptable.This version is a lovely soft cover book with blank pages, but it would be easy to use the technique to create a small edition of your own book. As the book is made up of smaller pages, you can easily print the text out in landscape format, two up, then connect the individual sheets together



Intro to Letterpress

A 3-part Workshop

Taught by Julia Seko

Cost TBD

In three workshop sessions, we’ll cover the basics of letterpress printing including typesetting and presswork on the Vandercook SP-15.


Participants will set and print ~10 copies of a small keepsake with a quote of their choice.

June 27 • 12-4 pm
July 18 • 12-4 pm
Aug 8 • 12-4 pm

Bookbinding 101       

Sunday July 26 || 12pm-3pm

Taught by Jeff Becker

Price: $85

In this class students will make 5 bindings serving as an introduction to bookbinding.


  • Japanese side stitch

  • Double pamphlet stitch

  • Three section pamphlet stitch

  • One piece accordion fold book with wrap around cover

  • Fixed width accordion book with covered boards


All materials will be supplied


Bookbinding 102

Saturday, August 22 || 1-4PM

Taught by Brenda Gallagher

Price: $85


In this class students will learn to sew three different multiple signature bindings:

  • Exposed spine

  • Link stitch book book with soft covers

  • Multiple signature pamphlet stitch book with hard spine

  • Multiple signature boom with a case covering


All materials will be supplied

Bookbinding 103   

Saturday, September 12 || 1pm-4pm        

Taught by Brenda Gallagher

Price: $85

In this class students will learn to sew the coptic stitch binding. We will also discuss how to understand written instructions for sewing structure variations. Many different advanced sewings will be introduced and discussed, including sewing over tapes and cords.
All materials will be supplied