Coptic Stitch Wood Journal: Laser Cut Covers

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Age Group:

Teens, Adults

Program Description

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In this two-part series, learn from a book artist how to design wood book covers using Inkscape, tear down paper to build a text block, and bind your journal with the Coptic stitch binding, a bookbinding method that originated in the 2nd century A.D. This sturdy binding will allow your journal to lay flat when open and has an exposed spine showing beautiful braids.

Part 1 of this series is on Wednesday, August 7th: Learn to use Inkscape to design and prepare the covers for the laser cutter.

Part 2 of this series is on Wednesday, August 14th: Prepare the text block pages and finally stitch your journal together.

Please email with any questions. Space may be limited to the first 16 arrivals. This program is for ages 16 and up.


This program is free and does not require registration.

This program requires a waiver. You can fill one out online ahead of time. You only need to fill out the inventHQ waiver once.

Este programa requiere una declaración de renuncia. Puede hacerlo en línea con antelación. Solo tienes que llenar la renuncia de inventHQ una vez.

Please contact library staff if you require specific accommodation in order to participate in this program.

Si necesita alguna adaptación específica para participar en este programa, póngase en contacto con el personal de la biblioteca.