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French Tape Bookbinding

Thursday, February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Instructor: Katey Becvar

$44 – $55

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Materials saved from the landfill:
paper, ribbon

Skills you’ll learn:
french link stitch technique, paper tearing, proper glueing techniques

The French Tape Binding is an exposed spine binding that features the French link stitch sewing technique over ribbons attached to a hard cover.  In the first session of this class, participants will learn paper tearing and gluing techniques to create a block of pages and a hard book cover with attached tapes. In the second session of this class, participants will bring the prepared book parts together using the French link stitching technique. Each participant will leave class with their own French Tape book made from upcycled materials. Participants are welcome to bring their own decorative paper to the first class to personalize their covers.

Please note, this two-day class takes place on Thursdays, February 21 and February 28 from 6:30pm – 8:30pm.

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.


Thursday, February 21
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$44 – $55
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3762 S. Broadway
Saint Louis, MO 63118 United States


Katey Becvar
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