Book Binding Basics: Measuring, Cutting and Making a Wrapper

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Book Binding Basics: Measuring, Cutting and Making a Wrapper

We will create a simple four-flap wrapper to hold a book, measured and cut to perfectly fit its size. Please bring a book of your own to put in the wrapper.

Monday, February 24, 2014
4:00pm-6:00pm
Baker Library, Rooms 23 + 25
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Workshops & Training
Registration required.

Ever heard the saying, "measure twice, cut once"? Well it's a good rule of thumb for craft projects, but there are many more helpful tips and tricks for mastering accurate measuring and cutting in the book arts. In this core class we'll go over techniques and tools bookbinders use to insure their finished products are square and precise. We will create a simple four-flap wrapper to hold a book, measured and cut to perfectly fit its size. Please bring a book of your own to put in the wrapper.

To register:  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/bookbinding-basics-measuring-cutting-and-making-a-wrapper-registration-10391899451

Instructor: Sarah Smith

For more information, contact:
Tracey Dugdale

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.