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Re: [BKARTS] GBW newsletter announcement (Modified by Rebecca Shaffer)



I can't get to Iowa, but is there any way to pay a fee and get the handouts?

Thanks in advance for your time.

Eileen Madden

On Mar 5, 2006, at 11:01 PM, Rebecca Shaffer wrote:

June 24 & 25, 2006
Iowa Center for the Book, Iowa City, Iowa
Workshop sponsored by the Mid West Chapter of GBW: Two day "Edition Binding" presented by Priscilla Spitler, addressing the hand binder's unique problems, team work, and planning. Bidding process, printers/publishers/client relationships discussed. Students gain experience in edition work and take away models, jigs, and numerous hand outs - all focused on constancy, efficiency, and value in repetitious work.
For information contact Rebecca Shaffer (859) 269-6057 or <bookhart@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>



Edition Binding


a workshop presented by Priscilla Spitler

for intermediate and experienced book binders

at the University of Iowa Center for the Book, Iowa City, Iowa.





This two-day workshop is designed to help hand binders overcome unique problems associated with multiple or edition binding. Beginning with a prototype case bound book time saving steps will be introduced, including the construction and use of jigs for more efficient and consistent production. We will cover teamwork and planning - breaking down the edition into individual steps in order to move books through the binding process. Dealing with the bidding process while developing a relationship with printers/publishers and other clients will also be discussed. Starting with hand sewing students will work on three mock editions (printed or blank papers, to be determined) to be case bound - the most efficient binding structure for multiple binding (quarter, full cloth case binding, plus a more refined ½ bound case with a rounded cloth spine and cloth corners). When possible, the class will work together to execute the edition, as it would be done in a working bindery. Students will be rotated to the various steps in order to gain experience working in multiples from sewing to lining spines to case making and casing-in. By the end of the workshop students will receive copies of the edition plus models of jigs and numerous handouts. They will gain the experience of seeing how quickly a book edition can be finished and they will learn to plan for efficient and consistent work while appreciating the value of repetition.



Workshop fee: $150.00 (include with this application). Check is payable to the Guild of Book Workers and due by June 2, 2006. Cancellations after June 3 are not refundable. This workshop is cancelable up to June 2, 2006.

Materials fee: $30.00, due June 24 & payable to Priscilla Spitler.

Send this form and workshop fee of $150.00 to: Kristin Baum, 1408 E. College St., Iowa City, Iowa 52245.

This workshop is limited to 12. Acceptance is on a first come basis. Workshop details will be sent upon acceptance.





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The Guild of Book Workers' Centennial Celebration:
October 12-14, 2006, New York City, New York.
<http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/byorg/gbw/centennial.shtml>
For all your subscription questions, go to the
Book_Arts-L FAQ and Archive.
See <http://www.philobiblon.com> for full information
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