UPCOMING WORKSHOPS AT BOOK SHOW!!!

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BOOK BINDING WORKSHOP: LEARN THE COPTIC STITCH

January 29th

3:30 – 6:30pm

$45 registration & materials fee

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Learn to make coptic stitch journals using up-cycled materials in this workshop with book artist Rachel Curry.

Coptic stitch is an ancient binding technique that is still very popular with hand-bookbinders today!

Materials will be provided and no experience is necessary.

 

bad_pocketsSEWING WORKSHOP: THE POLITICS OF POCKETS (AND HOW TO MAKE THEM)

Saturday February 4th
7pm – 9pm
$30 registration & materials fee

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This 2 hour workshop covers women’s pockets: Why they don’t work and how to put them in and on your stuff.

For the cost of a single alteration, you’ll get a pocket added to a favorite piece and all the information you need to never lack pockets again!!

We’ll start with the short sexist history of men’s and women’s pockets, move on to fast and dirty fixes, and sew some stealth pockets. You don’t need any real sewing experience. Bring a piece of clothing on an accessory that needs a pocket and an open mind!

Instructor A. Laura Brody has 30 + years of experience in custom costumes, crafts, and costume design. She’s added pockets professionally to stunt clothing, enormous squashes, wedding wear, and opera clowns (among other stuff).

 

INTRO TO MODERN CALLIGRAPHY WORKSHOP

Saturday April 1

6pm – 9pm

$100 dollar early registration fee (until March 16th)

Taught by Rachel Meadows at Honey Honey Calligraphy

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This workshop covers all of the basics of modern calligraphy, including; introduction to all of the essential calligraphy tools, how to use a pointed pen, creating basic shapes, scripting the upper and lowercase alphabet, and word practice.
During the class you will receive hands-on instruction that will prepare you to practice the beautiful art of calligraphy. You will receive a starter kit that includes an assortment of pen nibs and holders, ink and a quality practice pad. There is no previous experience necessary, nor do you have to have good penmanship to take this class. All levels are welcome!

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