Making Book Cloth


bookclothJapanese silk and other commercial book cloths can be beautiful, but have you ever seen a fabric you like and wished you could use it to make your own book cloth? This short class will teach students a quick and successful technique for backing their own fabric. Learn what to do and what not to do, which supplies will end in success and which will almost always guarantee failure. You’ll go home with your own cloth and some sample cards to refer back to when you make more cloth on your own.

Level: This class is appropriate for students at all levels.
Dates and Times: Saturday, June 24, 2pm-6pm
Max. no of students: 6
Instructor: Beth Morton
Cost: $60 tuition + $10 materials fee

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Beth Morton is a writer, calligrapher, and bookbinder. She is a longtime member of the San Antonio Calligraphers’ Guild and has taught numerous workshops in Austin and San Antonio for both children and adults on a wide range of topics including book arts, zines, calligraphy, and woodworking.

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