March 30, 2019
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Said to have been originated in Egypt in the 2nd century, the Coptic stitch has been used in bookbinding for almost 2,000 years. Now is your chance to keep the tradition alive!
During this class you will learn about some of the tools and techniques used in this traditional, non-adhesive bookbinding practice. You will learn the Coptic stitch as you bind a pocket journal of your own with leather, paper and linen thread.
Instruction and all materials. Everyone will go home with a completed Coptic stitched leather pocket journal.
No special skills required
Best for Ages…
18 and older.
You should bring…
Bring a sharp pencil, and a button or toggle. If we have enough time, we’ll use that to incorporate a clasp onto your journal
Venue: Duluth Folk School Main Hall
Located on street level. Handicapped accessible.