Spend the Weekend learning and practicing this innovative book-making technique

Dates:
Apr 4, 2020 - Apr 5, 2020

Levels: Beginner, Intermediate,
Workshop Fee: $525
Class Size: 8

The Shrigley is an innovative way to house loose ephemera, postcards, photographs, prints and more. The pages are folded into frames, allowing you to easily add or remove pieces from the book. In this workshop, students will learn the folding techniques to create the frames with various corner styles. Once the pages are assembled and sewn, students will finish their project by making a hardcover case with a ribbon tie.

Lunch each day is included. Lodging is available on campus $75/night, private room & bath.

Image Courtesy of Erin Fletcher

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Instructor: Erin Fletcher

Erin Fletcher is a fine binder and book artist who graduated from the North Bennett Street School. She opened Herringbone Bindery in Boston in 2012 and offers a variety of hand bookbinding and box-making services to a range of clients and institutions. She teaches in the Continuing Education department at North Bennet and as a co-teacher for the Middle School Book Arts Program. Her work has been exhibited domestically and internationally, and is held in both private and institution collections.