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Album Bookbinding

Thursday, December 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Instructor: Taylor Yocom

$36.00 – $45.00

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Skills you’ll learn:
bonefolder, awl, folding, tearing, sewing

Japanese stab binding, also known as Fukuro Toji (bound-pocket books), is an artist’s bookmaking technique that employs a simple, classic sewing process to make a soft cover album. Participants in this class will learn paper folding, tearing, and sewing techniques using traditional bookbinders tools such as a bone folder and awl. Participants are invited to use their own decorative paper (at least 6″x 12″) to personalize their covers, or use what Perennial provides! Participants will learn the fundamentals of cutting and preparing paper to create a ‘tortoiseshell’ bound book. We’ll cover ways to create books out of materials in your own home, too!


Class Policy

Cancellation Policy: Perennial reserves the right to cancel, combine or reschedule classes to adjust for enrollment. If Perennial cancels a class, you may transfer to another class or receive a full refund.

Refund Policy: Notice of withdrawal from a workshop must be made at least 14 days prior to the start of the class. No refunds will be given for withdrawals made after that time. No refunds or credits will be given for classes missed due to illness, personal conflict or other reasons. There are no exceptions to this policy. Please e-mail classes@perennialstl.org if you wish to withdraw from a workshop.


Friday, December 2
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$36.00 – $45.00
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3762 S. Broadway
Saint Louis,MO63118United States


Taylor Yocom