Thursday, 8 December 2011


I will be teaching an eight week Introductory Bookbinding and Book Arts course: 

When:               February 15, 2012 to April 4, 2012 - Wednesday evenings
Time:                 6:30 p.m to 9:30 p.m. (18h30 to 21h30)
Where:              Ottawa School of Art, downtown campus: 35 George Street
Cost:                 $200
Course ID:       W12D042
Registration:  through the Ottawa School of Art, 35 George Street, Ottawa, ON  
Tools and Supplies:  A tool and supply list will be provided upon registration

 Participants will learn:
  • Introduction to Tools and Books
  • Accordion (Concertina) Book
  • Single Signature Book
  • Book within a Book
  • Artist Trading Cards
  • Multiple Flag Book using Artist Trading Cards
  • Japanese Stab Stitch Book
  • Soft Cover Coptic Bound Book
  • Button Hole Book
  • Girdle Book
  • Decorated Letter
  • Paste Paper
  • Codex using the Paste Paper for the Cover and including the Decorated letter in the book block
This course will be of interest to people who are:  book enthusiasts, hand crafters, paper makers, scrapbookers, and anyone else interested in learning a new set of hand crafting skills.  It makes a great Christmas gift for that special crafty person in one's life.  If you have any questions about the course, please feel free to contact me at:

Accordion or Concertina Book

Book within a Book

Single Signature Book

Artist Trading Card

Japanese Stab Stitch Book

Soft Cover Coptic Bound Book

Button Hole Book

Medieval Girdle Book

Paste Paper Covered Codex

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