Coptic Bookbinding

What to Bring

  • Just yourself!

What to Wear

  • Casual

Coptic Bookbinding

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • Thursday, 30 July 2015, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

What You Will Learn

  • Learn the technique behind the trademark Coptic spine stitch.
  • Create your very own handmade coptic spine book to take home.
  • Make a book with a visible spine stitch and a hardback cover.

What You Get

  • All materials provided.
  • Light snacks and refreshments.
  • Class notes to take home.

Description

Join Michelle from Paperazzi Design Studio and learn the art of Coptic Bookbinding.

In this workshop you will be able to create a book with a visible spine stitch and a hardback cover.

You will learn the technique behind the trademark Coptic spine stitch which resembles a chain stitch as used in embroidery and create a book that has each page opening perfectly flat.   

Coptic books are ideal for visual diaries, photo albums, digital media portfolios and a host of other applications – perfect for gifts!

No experience necessary and all materials and light refreshments will be provided! 

Come along and have fun creating your very own handmade coptic spine book to take home. 

About Michelle Lackenby

Michelle (Mitch) Lackenby is qualified and lectures in the areas of Advertising, Graphic Design/Art and Photography and has always been obsessed with pushing the boundaries of art and design within the realm of paper and bookbinding. She has over 20 years industry experience in creative fields which lead to the opening of her own business specialising in artist services, design and workshops. As the creative Director of Paperazzi Design studio, Mitch oversees the branding, photo shoots, art/design direction for the business. Mitch is also the resident Paper Artist for Paperazzi Design Studio where she collaborates with other artists and is currently working on the prototypes for their new product range.

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