Coptic Stitching






Instructor: Megan Singleton
Skill Level: Beginner
Materials Fee: $55.00
Length of workshop: 1 day



Workshop description:

The day will be spent creating three Coptic-bound books. We will bind the first two books traditionally by sewing signatures, and with the third book students will learn how to bind a single page Coptic-sewn book. All book board will be pre-cut, students will learn how to fold and stab signatures, and create a simple stabbing cradle from book board and tape. Students will leave the workshop with Coptic stitch instructions and three completed blank books.


Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017



Materials/equipment to be supplied by student:
bone folder
glue brush
assorted papers to personalize covers or signature pages


Materials/equipment to be provided by instructor
Bristol vellum
assorted cover papers
book board
linen thread
curved needle
wax paper

Coptic Stitching Materials$55.00
Location Focus on Book Arts
1928 21st Avenue
Forest Grove OR 97116