In this 4-hour workshop, you’ll learn two sets of skills: how to bind your own journal and how to make a leather cover for it. We’ll begin by learning the components of a bound book and then cutting assembling and stitching the book. Next, we’ll measure, cut, assemble and stitch a journal cover for the bound book. This courses teaches introductory book binding techniques and traditional leather craft techniques.
Tools for measuring, cutting, punching, sewing and finishing leather. Paper, thread, wood and tools for introductory book binding. We’ll have 3.5 - 4.5 oz. vegetable tanned leather.
Dana Glaeser is the founder and creative director for Slightly Alabama, a line of small leather goods and bags manufactured using traditional leather crafting techniques.
One month notice is required for full refund or credit; less than one month is 50% refund or credit. Less than one week there will be no refund. Once class has begun there are no make up sessions. Make up work and instruction for missed workshops is at the discretion of the teacher. Requests for any refund must be done via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.