CLEOPATRA - Coptic Sewing - 6th July 2021
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.
We shall learn to sew two Coptic books. One on decorated covered boards and one with beautiful wooden boards specially made for this course.
Date: 6th July 2021
Time: 10am - 2pm
All materials and tools are supplied at the Bindery, along with self-serve tea, coffee and biscuits. Lunch - toasted sandwiches can be pre-ordered.
Please note: This is a technical workshop: No experience necessary, but the workshop requires a certain level of capability and confidence in using sharp instruments and being able to follow verbal instructions is expected.
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