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Creative Design with Japanese Style Book Binding

June 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT

Review the basics by building your instruction booklet and hand-stitching it together using one of the four classic sewing techniques. Try different styles of pockets modifying the covers to include inside or outside pockets. Subdivide the text body into sections by changing the color of paper or inserting dividers like sheets that have rubbings lifted from plant leaves. Dress up your book with beads, charms, saved mementos or tassels. Explore different ways to keep books closed by tying ribbons or…

Review the basics by building your instruction booklet and hand-stitching it together using one of the four classic sewing techniques. Try different styles of pockets modifying the covers to include inside or outside pockets. Subdivide the text body into sections by changing the color of paper or inserting dividers like sheets that have rubbings lifted from plant leaves. Dress up your book with beads, charms, saved mementos or tassels. Explore different ways to keep books closed by tying ribbons or sliding beads. Adorn with decorative washi tapes. Students will make two books.




Details

Date:
June 16, 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
$75.00
Event Category:
Event Registration:
japanesegarden.org/events/innovating-with-japanese-style-bookbinding/

Organized By

Portland Japanese Garden
Organizer Website
japanesegarden.org

Venue

Portland Japanese Garden
611 SW Kingston Ave.,
Portland, OR 97205