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Cleopatra - Coptic Sewing

£45.00

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Cleopatra - Coptic Sewing
Date: Wednesday 30th September 2015
Time: 9.30am - 12.00pm
Price: £45.00 per course
All materials and tools are provided
Every student completes the class with a finished book
This course is SUITABLE FOR THOSE WITH SOME BOOKBINDING EXPERIENCE

All materials and tools are provided
Every student completes the session with a finished book
You can book on your own or organise a joint session with up to 7 friends (each student will be charged individually)
SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS

Course information:
This course focus on gorgeous spine work with multiple sections sewing. Whether you choose traditional sewing styles or interpret the technique with a more modern twist, you will learn a wealth of powerful and fun decorative possibilities to add to your binding repertoire.

Techniques will we cover:
This course focus on the Coptic Stitch, sewing a pleated style pattern along the spine. This ancient binding evolved around the fourth century and is one of the earliest form of sewing pages together.

By the end of this course you should be able to:
- make decorative sewing a part of your binding expression
- add visual drama to your one-of-a-kind books by incorporating the actual sewing of a book as part of its decoration.