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Nemoralis: Limp binding
July 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm$50
Instructor: Stuart Hill
Materials Fee: Materials courtesy of George Hill & Co.
This limp binding is based on a 16th century registry of a town’s lumber consumption.
The decorated cover wrap is a folded construction of handmade papers with leather cord closures. The sections are sewn to the cover at two stations, using a unique sewing pattern that is finished off with a final gathering. The sewing is somewhat free-form.
This is a great introductory course for beginners.
Stuart Hill has studied bookbinding with CBBAG under the guidance of Betsy Palmer Eldridge, Don Taylor, Dan Mezza and Rose Newlove. With a background in engineering and architecture, his keen interest is in the discovery of book structures. Please visit Stuart’s website: www.georgehillco.com