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Spring 2019

Mar 10 - May 4

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Bookbinding Studio

Got a family heirloom book needing repair or restoration? Interested in creating your own blank journals? Look no further! Our Bookbinding Studio is equipped with tools and supplies which have been used by bookbinders for centuries to bind their books.....presses, ploughs, guillotines, Quik Prints for gold-stamping titles, heavy duty cutters, and a nineteenth century letter press with hundreds of antique fonts. In fact, our working letter press is one of only six in the United States! Our expert instructors teach time honored and contemporary techniques in all beginner to advanced classes.  

The Craft Guild of Dallas' Bookbinding Studio has exciting tools and equipment to use and new students will be introduced to how to use, as well as maintain, them. Students are encouraged to bring original poetry or other written works to be used in a project. 

BEGINNING BOOKBINDING
This structured class will introduce students to the necessary materials, supplies, resources and techniques involved in creating unique and beautiful books. Class projects include simple pamphlets, albums, and multi-section hardcover bindings. More experienced students will have an opportunity to explore advanced bookbinding, such as advanced case bindings using leather, and modern adaptations of non-adhesive bindings. Pursuit of individual interests is encouraged and developed through class and individual projects. 

INTERMEDIATE BOOKBINDING
Ideal for the developing binder, this class focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor's one-on-one supervision.

ADVANCED BOOKBINDING
For the experienced binder who wants to be challenged at a higher level, this class is largely based on your individual interests and projects. Here is the place to explore all of your ideas, which may not have been part of more traditional classes. You may also join in class projects oriented towards advancing your skills. Advanced techniques are taught through demonstration and lectures. Past group projects have included historical bindings and gold tooling.

LETTERPRESS PRINTING
Use a 19th century hand press with antique fonts.while you learn an overview of the traditional process of letterpress printing. Students will handset metal type, make up forms, mount the forms in chaises, mount the chaises in the press, ink the press up and print jobs as it has been done for hundreds of years. Students will come away with a deeper understanding of the printing process, and design and produce pieces such as invitations, announcements, or business cards. A small class will ensure individualized instruction and plenty of printing time. Students will print on our Chandler and Price Pilot Press, and have access to a wide collection of metal and wood type.

 


Fall II Class Schedule

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B102b  Bookbinding Restoration  (All levels)  Jackson  Sunday  Oct 28-Dec 16  12:30pm-3:30pm  $266.00

"The bookbinding Restoration class focuses on the conservation and repair of antique books. Difficult projects like family bibles and cookbooks are welcomed. When advisable, we'll make protective boxes and chemises for fragile books and documents. This class is open to adults of all levels of experience and ability. Students can bring their own antiquarian books to repair or may choose from a small selection of donated volumes that they may keep after they are restored."

B202b  Bookbinding Restoration  (All levels)  Jackson  Monday  Oct 29-Dec 17  12:30pm-3:30pm  $266.00

"The bookbinding Restoration class focuses on the conservation and repair of antique books. Difficult projects like family bibles and cookbooks are welcomed. When advisable, we'll make protective boxes and chemises for fragile books and documents. This class is open to adults of all levels of experience and ability. Students can bring their own antiquarian books to repair or may choose from a small selection of donated volumes that they may keep after they are restored."

B203b  Letterpress Printing  (All levels)  Elliff  Monday Oct 29-Dec 17  6:30pm-9:30pm  $266.00

Learn an overview of the traditional process of letterpress printing. Students will handset metal type, make up forms, mount the forms in chaises, mount the chaises in the press, ink the press up and print jobs as it has been done for hundreds of years. Students will come away with a deeper understanding of the printing process, and design and produce pieces such as invitations, announcements, or business cards. A small class will ensure individualized instruction and plenty of printing time. Students will print on our Chandler and Price Pilot Press, and have access to a wide collection of metal and wood type. With instructor permission, experienced students may print during scheduled lab times.

B301b  Bookbinding  (Beg/Int)  Easterling  Tuesday  Oct 30-Dec 18  1:00pm-4:00pm  $266.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction for each student.

B302b  Bookbinding  (Int/Adv)  Lawrence  Tuesday  Oct 30-Dec 18  1:00pm-4:00pm  $266.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are small and include students at all levels.

B401b  Intro To Bookbinding  (Beg)  Easterling  Wednesday  Oct 31-Dec 19  9:00am-12:00pm  $266.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction for each student.

B402b  Advanced Bookbinding  (Adv)  Lawrence  Wednesday  Oct 31-Dec 19  1:00pm-4:00pm  $266.00

Advanced private instruction in bookbinding. Instructor permission required.

B403b  Bookbinding  (All Levels)  Easterling  Wednesday  Nov 7-Dec 19  5:30pm-8:30pm  $233.00

For the experienced binder who wants to be challenged at a higher level, this class is largely based on your individual interests and projects. Here is the place to explore all of your ideas, which may not have been part of more traditional classes. You may also join in class projects oriented towards advancing your skills. Advanced techniques are taught through demonstration and lectures. Past group projects have included historical bindings and gold tooling.There will be no class on Oct 31.

B501b  Bookbinding  (Beg/Int)  Easterling  Thursday  Nov 1-Dec 20  9:00am-12:00pm  $233.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction for each student.There will be no class on Nov. 22nd.

B502b  Bookbinding  (Beg/Int)  Easterling  Thursday  Nov 1-Dec 20  1:00pm-4:00pm  $233.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction for each student. There will be no class on Nov. 22nd.

B503b  Intro To Bookbinding  (Beg)  Easterling  Thursday  Nov 1-Dec 20  6:30pm-9:30pm  $233.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction for each student. There will be no class on Nov. 22nd.

B602b  Intermediate Bookbinding  (Int)  Lawrence  Friday  Nov. 2-Dec 21  1:00pm-4:00PM  $266.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision.

B701b  Bookbinding  (Beg/Int)  Easterling  Saturday  Nov 3-Dec 22  9:00am-12:00pm  $233.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction for each student. There will be no class on Nov. 24th.

B702b  Letterpress Printing  (All levels)  Saturday  Nov. 3-Dec 22  1:00pm-4:00pm  $266.00

Learn an overview of the traditional process of letterpress printing. Students will handset metal type, make up forms, mount the forms in chaises, mount the chaises in the press, ink the press up and print jobs as it has been done for hundreds of years. Students will come away with a deeper understanding of the printing process, and design and produce pieces such as invitations, announcements, or business cards. A small class will ensure individualized instruction and plenty of printing time. Students will print on our Chandler and Price Pilot Press, and have access to a wide collection of metal and wood type. With instructor permission, experienced students may print during scheduled lab times.

 

 

 

Winter 2019 Class Schedule

Click on your selected class to sign up! To sign up for multiple classes click here.

B102a  Bookbinding Restoration  (All levels)  Jackson  Sunday  Jan 6-Feb 24 12:30pm-3:30pm  $276.00

"The bookbinding Restoration class focuses on the conservation and repair of antique books. Difficult projects like family bibles and cookbooks are welcomed. When advisable, we'll make protective boxes and chemises for fragile books and documents. This class is open to adults of all levels of experience and ability. Students can bring their own antiquarian books to repair or may choose from a small selection of donated volumes that they may keep after they are restored."

B202a  Bookbinding Restoration  (All levels)  Jackson  Monday  Jan 7-Feb 25  12:30pm-3:30pm  $276.00

"The bookbinding Restoration class focuses on the conservation and repair of antique books. Difficult projects lik e family bibles and cookbooks are welcomed. When advisable, we'll make protective boxes and chemises for fragile books and documents. This class is open to adults of all levels of experience and ability. Students can bring their own antiquarian books to repair or may choose from a small selection of donated volumes that they may keep after they are restored."

B203a  Letterpress Printing  (All levels)  Elliff  Monday Jan 7-Feb 25  6:30pm-9:30pm  $276.00

Learn an overview of the traditional process of letterpress printing. Students will handset metal type, make up forms, mount the forms in chaises, mount the chaises in the press, ink the press up and print jobs as it has been done for hundreds of years. Students will come away with a deeper understanding of the printing process, and design and produce pieces such as invitations, announcements, or business cards. A small class will ensure individualized instruction and plenty of printing time. Students will print on our Chandler and Price Pilot Press, and have access to a wide collection of metal and wood type. With instructor permission, experienced students may print during scheduled lab times.

B301a  Bookbinding  (Beg/Int)  Easterling  Tuesday  Jan 8-Feb 26  9:00am-12:00pm  $276.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction for each student.

B302a  Bookbinding  (Int/Adv)  Lawrence  Tuesday  Jan 8-Feb 26  1:00pm-4:00pm  $276.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are small and include students at all levels.

B401a  Intro To Bookbinding  (Beg)  Easterling  Wednesday  Jan 9-Feb 27  9:00am-12:00pm  $276.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction for each student.

B402a  Advanced Bookbinding  (Adv)  Lawrence  Wednesday  Jan 9-Feb 27  1:00pm-4:00pm  $276.00

Advanced private instruction in bookbinding. Instructor permission required.

B403a  Bookbinding  (All Levels)  Easterling  Wednesday  Jan 9-Feb 27  6:30pm-9:30pm  $276.00

For the experienced binder who wants to be challenged at a higher level, this class is largely based on your individual interests and projects. Here is the place to explore all of your ideas, which may not have been part of more traditional classes. You may also join in class projects oriented towards advancing your skills. Advanced techniques are taught through demonstration and lectures. Past group projects have included historical bindings and gold tooling.There will be no class on Oct 31.

B501a  Bookbinding  (Beg/Int)  Easterling  Thursday  Jan 10-Feb 28  9:30am-12:30pm  $276.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction for each student.There will be no class on Nov. 22nd.

B502a  Bookbinding  (Beg/Int)  Easterling  Thursday  Jan 10-Feb 28  1:30pm-4:30pm  $276.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction for each student. There will be no class on Nov. 22nd.

B503a  Intro To Bookbinding  (Beg)  Easterling  Thursday  Jan 10-Feb 28  6:30pm-9:30pm  $276.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction for each student. There will be no class on Nov. 22nd.

B602a  Intermediate Bookbinding  (Int)  Lawrence  Friday  Jan 11-Mar 1  1:00pm-4:00PM  $276.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision.

B701a  Bookbinding  (Beg/Int)  Easterling  Saturday  Jan 12-Mar 2  9:00am-12:00pm  $276.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction for each student. There will be no class on Nov. 24th.

B702a  Letterpress Printing  (All levels)  Saturday  Jan 12-Mar 2  1:00pm-4:00pm  $276.00

Learn an overview of the traditional process of letterpress printing. Students will handset metal type, make up forms, mount the forms in chaises, mount the chaises in the press, ink the press up and print jobs as it has been done for hundreds of years. Students will come away with a deeper understanding of the printing process, and design and produce pieces such as invitations, announcements, or business cards. A small class will ensure individualized instruction and plenty of printing time. Students will print on our Chandler and Price Pilot Press, and have access to a wide collection of metal and wood type. With instructor permission, experienced students may print during scheduled lab times.

 

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Click on your selected class to sign up! To sign up for multiple classes click here.

B102b  Bookbinding Restoration  (All levels)  Jackson  Sunday  Mar 10-Apr 28 12:30pm-3:30pm  $276.00

"The bookbinding Restoration class focuses on the conservation and repair of antique books. Difficult projects like family bibles and cookbooks are welcomed. When advisable, we'll make protective boxes and chemises for fragile books and documents. This class is open to adults of all levels of experience and ability. Students can bring their own antiquarian books to repair or may choose from a small selection of donated volumes that they may keep after they are restored."

B202b  Bookbinding Restoration  (All levels)  Jackson  Monday  Mar 11-Apr 29  12:30pm-3:30pm  $276.00

"The bookbinding Restoration class focuses on the conservation and repair of antique books. Difficult projects like family bibles and cookbooks are welcomed. When advisable, we'll make protective boxes and chemises for fragile books and documents. This class is open to adults of all levels of experience and ability. Students can bring their own antiquarian books to repair or may choose from a small selection of donated volumes that they may keep after they are restored."

B203b  Letterpress Printing  (All levels)  Elliff  Monday Mar 11-Apr 29  6:30pm-9:30pm  $276.00

Learn an overview of the traditional process of letterpress printing. Students will handset metal type, make up forms, mount the forms in chaises, mount the chaises in the press, ink the press up and print jobs as it has been done for hundreds of years. Students will come away with a deeper understanding of the printing process, and design and produce pieces such as invitations, announcements, or business cards. A small class will ensure individualized instruction and plenty of printing time. Students will print on our Chandler and Price Pilot Press, and have access to a wide collection of metal and wood type. With instructor permission, experienced students may print during scheduled lab times.

B301b  Bookbinding  (Beg/Int)  Easterling  Tuesday  Mar 12-Apr 30  9:00am-12:00pm  $242.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction for each student.

B302b  Bookbinding  (Int/Adv)  Lawrence  Tuesday  Mar 12-Apr 30  1:00pm-4:00pm  $276.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are small and include students at all levels.

B401b  Intro To Bookbinding  (Beg)  Easterling  Wednesday Mar 13-May 1  9:00am-12:00pm  $242.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction for each student.

B402b  Advanced Bookbinding  (Adv)  Lawrence  Wednesday  Mar 13-May 1  1:00pm-4:00pm  $276.00

Advanced private instruction in bookbinding. Instructor permission required.

B403b  Bookbinding  (All Levels)  Easterling  Wednesday  Mar 13-May 1  6:30pm-9:30pm  $242.00

For the experienced binder who wants to be challenged at a higher level, this class is largely based on your individual interests and projects. Here is the place to explore all of your ideas, which may not have been part of more traditional classes. You may also join in class projects oriented towards advancing your skills. Advanced techniques are taught through demonstration and lectures. Past group projects have included historical bindings and gold tooling.There will be no class on Oct 31.

B501a  Bookbinding  (Beg/Int)  Easterling  Thursday  Jan 10-Feb 28  9:30am-12:30pm  $276.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction for each student.There will be no class on Nov. 22nd.

B502b  Bookbinding  (Beg/Int)  Easterling  Thursday  Mar 14-May 2 1:00pm-4:00pm  $242.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction for each student. There will be no class on Nov. 22nd.

B503b  Intro To Bookbinding  (Beg)  Easterling  Thursday  Mar 14-May 2  6:30pm-9:30pm  $242.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction for each student. There will be no class on Nov. 22nd.

B602b  Intermediate Bookbinding  (Int)  Lawrence  Friday Mar 15-May 3  1:00pm-4:00PM  $276.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision.

B701b  Bookbinding  (Beg/Int)  Easterling  Saturday  Mar 16-May 4  9:00am-12:00pm  $242.00

Learn basic binding techniques and book construction protocol. This class is ideal for the developing binder: it focuses on helping students increase awareness, skill, and independence in designing and executing bindings. Use of leather and knives is explored in depth through the creation of limp-leather, tight-back, millimeter, and ¼ leather case bindings. Students are encouraged to pursue independent projects with the instructor’s one-on-one supervision. Classes are kept small to ensure individualized instruction for each student.

B702b  Letterpress Printing  (All levels)  Saturday  Mar 16-May 4  1:00pm-4:00pm  $276.00

Learn an overview of the traditional process of letterpress printing. Students will handset metal type, make up forms, mount the forms in chaises, mount the chaises in the press, ink the press up and print jobs as it has been done for hundreds of years. Students will come away with a deeper understanding of the printing process, and design and produce pieces such as invitations, announcements, or business cards. A small class will ensure individualized instruction and plenty of printing time. Students will print on our Chandler and Price Pilot Press, and have access to a wide collection of metal and wood type. With instructor permission, experienced students may print during scheduled lab times.