Jul
16
2:00 pm14:00

Bookbinding & Beer @ Gibbs: Secret Belgian Bindings

Bibliopathologist's next workshop at Gibbs will be Secret Belgian Bindings. This is a very popular workshop and this is the first time it will be offered at Gibbs. The Secret Belgian Binding, more formally known as the Criss-Cross Binding, is a non-adhesive book structure developed by Belgian bookbinder Anne Goy in the 80’s and is noted for its striking pattern of lacing the front and back covers to the spine. It is an excellent choice for sketchbooks and artist books since the pages lay flat. Additionally, much creativity can be shown through the choice of thread and covering material, resulting in bindings that are both visually interesting and incredibly versatile.

Registration is $35 and it includes all materials to make one plain (bare boards) Secret Belgian Binding. Please fill out the form below and submit payment via this link:

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Jun
11
2:00 pm14:00

Bookbinding & Beer @ Gibbs Hundred: Long-Stitch Bindings

The long-stitch bookbinding method is a simple structure requiring no glue. The pages/signatures are sewn directly to the cover, and typically the cover is made of leather. The sewing can be simple or elaborate, but regardless the binding rustic, strong, and flexible. Registration includes all tool use and materials, and participants will be able to make one leather journal.

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May
21
2:00 pm14:00

Bookbinding & Beer @ Gibbs Hundred: Piano Hinge Bindings

Come on out to Gibb's Hundred Brewing Company for the third of my monthly workshops! On May 21 (we are skipping the 14th because of Mother's Day) I will be teaching you how to make a Piano Hinge Binding. This project is neat because you use wood skewers as the linking device instead of sewing or glue. 

Registration for the workshop is $20, with all materials and tool use included. To attend, please fill out the form below and submit payment via the included link.

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Apr
21
6:00 pm18:00

Folded Books at Shelf Life

Come on out to Shelf Life for a class on folded book structures!

Books don’t necessarily require complex sewing structures and special tools. Sometimes, you just need paper, a bone folder, and your imagination. Structures such as the Accordion, the Flutter, and the Leporello can be accomplished with just paper folding, and sometimes a little glue as well. These bindings are great for artist’s books, keepsakes, gifts, birthday cards…the list goes on. This workshop covers several structures and variations.

Beginners welcome. All supplies included! Space is limited, so sign up today!

Follow this link to sign up on Eventbrite.

 
Bookbinding & Beer @ Gibbs Hundred: Matchbook Notepads
Apr
9
2:00 pm14:00

Bookbinding & Beer @ Gibbs Hundred: Matchbook Notepads

Come on out to Gibb's Hundred Brewing Company for the second of my monthly workshops! On April 9 I will be teaching you how to make a Matchbook Notepad. This is a fun project and makes for a stylish and personalized gift for friends and family.

Registration for the workshop is $30, with all materials and tool use included. To attend, please fill out the form below and submit payment via the included link.

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Mar
12
2:00 pm14:00

Bookbinding & Beer @ Gibb's Hundred: Coptic Bindings

Come on out to Gibb's Hundred Brewing Company for the first of my monthly workshops! On March 12 I will be teaching the Coptic binding. Coptic bindings date from the second century and are considered one of the first codex style bindings, and they utilize a multiple loop stitch to bind page sections to a front and back cover. I will be focusing on a method with exposed sewing, which makes for a striking look.

Registration for the workshop is $35, with all materials and tool use included. To attend, please fill out the form below and submit payment via the included link.

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Feb
12
2:00 pm14:00

Bookbinding & Beer at Gibbs Hundred Brewing Company

  • Gibbs Hundred Brewing Company

Come on down to Gibb's Hundred Brewing Company on Sunday, February 12 to enjoy Greensboro's tastiest beer while learning three styles of Japanese stab bindings: the simple 4-hole stitch, the tortoise stitch, and the hemp leaf stitch!

Registration for the workshop is $30, with all materials and tool use included. To attend, please fill out the form below and submit payment via the included link.

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Dec
17
12:00 pm12:00

Secret Belgian Bookbinding with Gerald Ward

Shelf Life Art & Supply Co. - 2178 Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27408

Cost: $65 (supplies included). Click here to register on Eventbrite.

The Secret Belgian Binding, more formally known as the Criss-Cross Binding, is a non-adhesive book structure developed by Belgian bookbinder Anne Goy in the 80’s and is noted for its striking pattern of lacing the front and back covers to the spine. It is an excellent choice for sketchbooks and artist books since the pages lay flat. Additionally, much creativity can be shown through the choice of thread and covering material, resulting in bindings that are both visually interesting and incredibly versatile.

Registration includes the use of all necessary tools and the materials to construct two bindings along with instructions to take home. Paper and covering material will be provided as well, though Shelf Life has a great variety of materials and extends a 15% discount to students who are interested in purchasing their own.

*Ticket sales end one week before workshop date

 
Oct
16
2:00 pm14:00

Bookbinding & Beer at Gibb's Hundred Brewing Company

Come on down to Gibb's Hundred Brewing Company on Sunday, October 16 to enjoy Greensboro's tastiest beer while learning three styles of simple non-adhesive bookbindings: the 3-hole pamphlet stitch, the 5-hole pamphlet stitch, and the Japanese 4-hole stab binding. All three styles will be taught by Gerald Ward and attendees will be able to choose which style of binding to use while making one of three options to take home with them: an unlined blank book, a dot grid journal, or a beer tasting journal!

Registration for the workshop is $45, with all materials and tool use included. To attend, please fill out the form below and submit payment via the included link.

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Sep
25
1:00 pm13:00

Secret Belgian Bindings Workshop

The Secret Belgian Binding, more formally known as the Criss-Cross Binding, is a non-adhesive book structure developed by Belgian bookbinder Anne Goy in the 80’s and is noted for its striking pattern of lacing the front and back covers to the spine. It is an excellent choice for sketchbooks and artist books since the pages lay flat. Additionally, much creativity can be shown through the choice of thread and covering material, resulting in bindings that are both visually interesting and incredibly versatile.

Registration for the workshop is $45 and must be paid in advance. Registration includes the use of all necessary tools and the materials to construct a book along with instructions to take home. The location of the workshop is a private residence and the location will be provided after payment.

Please pay the registration fee via this PayPal link.

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