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Po Box 193216
San Francisco, CA
USA

A close-knit group of hand bookbinders, with shared interests in creating and collecting fine bindings, joined together to promote hand bookbinding and related book arts and to exchange information and ideas. 

Decorated Bookcloth Single Sheet Album Binding <br/>February 13-14, 2016

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Workshops are offered several times a year, at various bay area locations, either at teachers' studios or at the San Francisco Center for the Book. Courses are held by nationally recognized instructors with hands-on instruction in fine binding, book structures, paper decorating, equipment maintenance and many other techniques. Open to all those who are interested, some course may have prerequisites. 

SCHOLARSHIPS: As a member organization which includes binders of all levels, we strive to create space for everyone to learn new skills and applications. To apply for a scholarship CLICK HERE and fill out the PDF form. Details of the scholarship are included at the top of the form.  

Decorated Bookcloth Single Sheet Album Binding
February 13-14, 2016

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Decorated Bookcloth Single Sheet Album Binding
February 13-14, 2016

240.00

SABINA NIES
FEBRUARY 13-14, 2016
10-5PM
1890 BRYANT STREET, SF CA 94110

This class brings together the playful and efficient, and is aimed to bind together single sheets and to have a little creative fun along the way.

The album-book will open flat, ready to mount art or pictures, or can be used with original artwork. We will work with Tyvek and double sided tape to create the book.

The fun part will be to make your own book cloth using natural fiber cloth from the store. In addition we will experiment the decoration of traditional book-cloth using hand cut stencils and ink. The fly leaf will/can be decorated, as well if students wish.

Beginning Level bookbinding is helpful for this course.

 

SABINA NIES:  began her bookbinding career taking classes at the San Francisco Center For the Book. She still continues taking classes and workshops to broaden her skills. Her most influential teachers were: Dominic Riley and Tini Miura. She established her own bindery "SUN Book Arts" in 1997 in the San Francisco Bay Area and now lives in Ashland, OR. 

Sabina graduated from the American Academy of Bookbinding (AAB) in Telluride, CO, in 2005 with the AAB Diploma of Professional Bookbinding. Sabina has taught numerous bookbinding and box making workshops in California and Oregon. She incorporates her skills as a bookbinder, artist, and printer to create fine design leather bindings, albums, boxes, and artists’ books. Her work can be found in private and public collections nationally and internationally. 

website: www.sunbookarts.com

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