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Bookmaking with Mia Bloom

Saturday, June 2, 2018

This workshop is a perfect program for you to create a handmade book. Once you have the basics down, the sky is the limit how you utilize this. Mia has prepared some beautiful samples for your inspiration.

Materials Provided

2 – 6” x 4” mat boards for Coptic stitch 1 – Cardboard cover for Long stitch Papers for signatures (pages) Waxed bookbinding thread

Participants Bring

Bookbinding or Embroidery needle(s) – such as size 18 Curved needle for Coptic stitch - I have extras to loan out to members Collage paper to adhere to book covers Acid free glue stick or gel medium to adhere collage papers to covers Pencil Medium or small binder clips to hold signatures in place while stitching into covers Scissors Awl or push pin – to punch holes for stitching thread Xacto knife Ruler – at least 12” Cutting board Bone folder – if you don’t want to purchase one, you can use the ruler or handle end of your scissors If you’re going to work on your challenge artwork, please bring materials to construct the book: Cover Thread – waxed linen, embroidery, upholstery

This is a free program for members.  If you are a non member, you are welcome to go to "Payments" and either join SAA for the free program or register as a Non-member.


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