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Wooden Books - Coptic Variations
Book Arts
January 17-22, 2010 (Sunday-Friday Session)
Advanced Week
Instructor: Dan Essig
Tuition: $527.00
Developed as early as the 4th century, Ethiopian Coptic binding withstands the test of time. Explore a variety of two-needle Coptic sewing styles and combine them into a single wooden book. This sampler allows experimentation with several different sewn-board attachments. Increase your range of techniques from two-needle to a four-needle, two-color variation, plus the Greek, centipede, and Coptic end-bands bindings. Time allowing, we'll also discuss windows, inlays, and closures. Book-binding experience recommended.

Sewing a binding in Dan Essig's class
Other Classes This Week
Padlocks from the Past - Blacksmithing
Glaze Materials and Firing Made Simple - Clay
Artisan Bread Baking - Cooking
Advanced Hammered Dulcimer - Music
Hoity-Toity Houses - Quilting
Spinning Clinic - Spinning
Intermediate-to-Advanced Chip Carving - Woodcarving
Beyond Basic Bowls - Woodturning
Your Poetry and Your Life-World - Writing
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