A Look Back // Workshops from 2010 – 2019

The Chapter continues to invite talented book workers to share their knowledge with our members. The following list shows the workshops that took place from 2010 – 2019, sourced from old Guild newsletters.

2012
– Karen Hanmer gave a workshop on “All Shook Up: Interplay of text and image in the flag book format”
– Julia Miller taught a workshop on “Scaleboard Bindings” at North Bennet Street School who also co-hosted this event

2013
– Richard Horton offered two different workshops: “American Springback Working Composite Model” and “Photo Album Structures & Strategies”

2014
– during a 3-day weekend excursion to Northern Maine, participants took a workshop with Nancy Leavitt titled “Pen, Paper and Paint” and with Katie MacGregor on “A Hand Papermaker’s Perspective”; participants learned calligraphy techniques from Nancy and formed sheets of paper with a custom watermark with Katie
– a workshop with London-based bookbinder, Ben Elbel was conducted through a video/chat platform, participants took the workshop at North Bennet Street School and created his unique structure known as the Onion Skin Binding
– the Northeast Document Conservation Center hosted a workshop with Jill Timm on “The Amazing Dremel”
– “Basic Metalworking for Bookbinders” workshop

2015
– Jim Croft taught a “Long-Stitch Binding” workshop at NBSS

2016
– Third Year Studios hosted two workshop for Guild members: Coleen Curry taught a workshop on “Staple Binding in Stone Veneer” and Jeff Altepeter taught his “Making Finishing Tools” workshop
– in a co-sponsored workshop with Dartmouth College, Abigail Bainbridge taught a workshop on “Bookbinding According to Diderot”

2017
– “Italian Tacketed Stationery Bindings” with Katherine Beaty was taught at Third Year Studios

2018
– London-based fine binder, Nicky Oliver taught a workshop on her “Decorative Leather Dyeing Techniques”

2019
– Washington Street Art Center hosted a workshop with Madeleine Durham on her “Paste Paper” technique
– Daniel E. Kelm hosted members in his studio at Wide Awake Garage for a workshop on “The Book Restructured: Wire Edge Binding”

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