2017 Bookbinding Workshop

Sat, December 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Workshop Series at The Sou’wester

Coptic Stitch Bookbinding with Jillian Barthold

Make your very own blank Coptic Stitch hand-bound book! In this workshop you’ll learn the basic tools used in bookbinding and the step by step process of making a hard cover coptic stitch book! Coptic stitch binding is one of the earliest forms of bookbinding and is sewn with thread leaving an exposed spine. You’ll leave with your very own blank book to use as a journal, recipe book, or sketchbook! Beginners to Advanced – All skill levels welcome!

Jillian Barthold is an illustrator, printmaker, bookbinder, and maker from nowhere. Her work acts as a magnifying glass to explore the everyday objects that surround us. She teaches screenprinting and book arts at the IPRC (Independent Publishing Resource Center), loves looking at maps, and wears glitter every single day. She is the co-founder of Fruit Salad Club, an unapologetically silly studio, community, and gallery space in Portland, OR.

COST:  $30

BRING: All supplies provided, but students could bring some special paper for the front and back cover if they want! Please bring a snack if needed (hot tea and coffee provided).


All workshops are open to the public.

All Skill Levels Welcome.

This workshop is for students age 14 and up. 10 students max.

RSVP via souwesterfrontdesk@gmail.com or 360-642-2542


The Sou’wester Lodge at 3728 J Place, Seaview, WA 98644




This class is part of the Fall & Winter 2017/2018 Workshop Series at The Sou’wester. Visit www.souwesterlodge.com/calendar to see the entire schedule of more than 28 artist-led workshops.

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