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[BKARTS] GSLIS Book Arts Workshops

The Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is pleased to announce the following Book Arts workshops:

July 22 - Historic Binding Structures: Coptic Bindings- taught by Jennifer Hain Teper. Coptic bindings are the oldest “codex” style book structure. In this workshop, participants will create their own Coptic style bindings, including oak boards and braided headbands. ($109 includes $20 material fee) Class size limited to 15.

September 30 - Multiple Needle Sewn Book with Paper slipcase – taught by Bea Nettles (6 hours, $109 includes $15 material fee) Students will learn how to sew a book of several sections using an exposed spine stitch with multiple needles. A custom made paper slipcase will be created to house your creation. A beautiful selection of appropriate papers will be provided. A good class for beginners, but repeat students to Nettles' workshops will learn several new skills. Class size limited to 15.

October 28 - Organization and Preservation of Your Family Treasures taught by Tom Teper and Chris Prom (6 hours, $89) Offered in a morning and afternoon session, this workshop will discuss the fundamentals of organizing and preserving your family treasures. The morning session will focus on the basics of organizing and describing your family’s personal papers and artifacts. The afternoon session will focus on the basics of preserving these items, discussing appropriate storage materials and housing, improving the environment to house your collections when a perfect environment might not be available and working with conservators to conserve those extra special pieces.

For additional information and to register, please visit http://www.lis.uiuc.edu/programs/cpd/SC_Program/SCWorkshops.html

The Bonefolder, Vol 2, No 2, Spring 2006 Now Online at
Flag Book Bind-O-Rama and Exhibit
Entry Deadline, September 15, 2006
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