Single Section Staple Binding in Stone Workshop

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Single Section Staple Binding in Stone
Coleen Curry
April 1-3, 2016

Workshop Description:
This three-day class will explore binding structures using real stone veneer in the techniques created by Sün Evrard. Students will construct a modified historical structure with conservation principles in mind, using the stone veneer. This single-section staple binding is simple but is executed with a lot of care and attention to detail. The pamphlet binding is sewn and then attached to the boards using copper wire as secondary sewing. We will decorate the bindings by cutting into the stone and painting with acrylic. Students will create one binding, and if time allows, we will explore uses of the stone as a decorative element for bindings or boxes.

The stone veneer product used in this workshop is the result of advancements of laser cutting techniques. The veneer is a .2 mm thick slice of stone mounted on a thin fabric that can be folded, imprinted, cut and tooled.

Where:
Third Year Studio
369 Congress Street, Floor 6
Boston, MA 02210

Cost:
$275 – Members
$325 – Non-members

Material Fee: $40 (paid directly to Coleen Curry at beginning of workshop)

Here is the link for registration:
https://GBW.formstack.com/forms/staplebinding

Space is limited – please register early.

Questions can be directed to: negbwprograms@gmail.com
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