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North Bennet Street School Bookbinding Workshops (In Boston)

        This is to announce 2 bookbinding workshops to be held at the
North Bennet Street School in Boston, MA.

1) Album Structures
Saturdays March 1 - March 22, 9 am to 5 pm
Rebekah Lord Gardiner, Instructor. Tuition: $330

In this course you will focus on creating the kind of albums (for
photographs, prints, and drawings) that you can make at home with readily
available tools and a minimal amount of special equipment.  this four day
workshop will cover the evolution of albums structures, address the
intention of the exterior structure as it relates to the body of work, and
look at decorative techniques such as paste papers, marble papers and
decorative ribbons.

2) Advances non-adhesive bookbinding
Saturdays: April 12 - May 10, 9 am to 5 pm
Sally Key, NBSS full-time Bookbinding Instructire. Tuition:$400

This workshop will go beyond a review of the Coptic, longstitch,
linkstitch, Chinese butterfly, tacketted and simple sewing structures to
explore their limitless interpretations in our modern context. Through
demonstrations, exercises, and discussions you will increase your
understanding of these structures, and how to use them to express your
needs, be they edition binding, conservation rebinding, artists books, or
personal stationary binding.

Tuition includes course materials, and access to bench space and
equipment.  Students must provide their own hand tools.  Tool lists are
sent with confirmation of enrollment.


The North Bennet Street School
39 North Bennet Street
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 227 - 0155

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