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Japanese Bookbinding by Marina Yerali

Nov 4 2017 - 15:00 to 17:00
All Ages

A workshop to learn one of the basic techniques of Japanese bookbinding (Tortoise Stich) through the traditional method of using soft materials for the front and back covers of the book. The workshop will refer to the historical background of this bookbinding. The materials as well as the necessary equipment (binding bones, threads, ruler, paper, cardboard, etc.) will be provided to the participants. Prior knowledge of book binding is not required to attend the workshop. Participants will create their own handmade books with soft cover (heavy paper). The aim of the workshop is to become familiar with the structure of the book and to learn one of the basic Japanese bookbinding techniques.

Admission fee: 
€ 10
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Reservations by: 
Thursday, November 2, 2017
11 May
€ 45
5 May to 12 May
€ 35
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