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POSTPONED Book Making: 5-Part Series

September 13, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

The September 13th Book Making class has been cancelled. Gianna will reach out to registrants once a new date is scheduled.  
Have you ever wanted to make your own books?  
Join us for this series and you’ll be surprised at how easy it is to create books that can be used for sketching, painting, journaling, gardening notes, nature or travel journals, cartooning…. the sky’s the limit! 

During our 5 classes together we will learn all the basic techniques and make at least 5 different books:

Accordion, Pamphlet Stitch , French Link Stitch, Soft-Cover Coptic Stitch, and Hard-Cover Coptic Stitch.  

Teens and Adults are welcome.


– This session will run for 5 Tuesdays.

– Please note – these dates are not consecutive.   

– Class dates are:  July 26, August 23, 30, September 6, 13.

– Classes will be recorded for those who can’t make all 5 classes.


2:00 to 4:00 pm ET (Eastern US Time)


Zoom & In-Person at the Dedham Public Library, 43 Church Street, Dedham MA

Registration is required

– You will receive a Supply List and Zoom Link. 

– Registering once will give you access to the entire 5 classes.  

– If you are coming In-Person to the Library for these classes, please register, then contact Gianna to reserve a spot.  

– We have all the supplies at the library for those joining us in person.  – – If you’re joining us on Zoom and live locally, just email Gianna to arrange a pick-up time for supplies.

Gianna can be reached at gbird@minlib.net

Supply List

If you’re joining us at the Library, we’ve got any supplies that you’ll need.  Feel free to bring any special papers that you want to include in your books.
If you’re joining us on Zoom, below is the general Supply List.

– Paper (to fill your book. Here are some ideas: plain, watercolor, sketch, graph, lined, colored)

– Decorative Papers (optional)

– Cardstock / heavy paper to use for soft covers

– Book Board, heavy cardboard, or covers from discarded hardcover books

– Scissors

– Ruler

– Pencil

– Glue & Glue brush / Glue Stick

– 2 Large Bulldog Clips or Elastics

– Bone folder or spoon (to help with folding paper)

– Craft Needles ( straight and/or curved)

– Embroidery Thread (optional)

– Waxed Linen Thread or a strong heavy thread (for stitching books)

– Awl or other sturdy, sharp, pointy tool (to poke holes through paper)


September 13, 2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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Dedham Public Library
43 Church Street
Dedham, MA 02026 United States
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