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may, 2020

12may6:00 pm8:00 pmEvent OverOnline Leather Bookbinding Workshopwith Rachael Gootnick of Just Terrific6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST Sulfur Books Event Organized By: Sulfur Books

Event Details

In this online bookbinding class led by Rochester artist Rachael Gootnick of Just Terrific, you will learn how to create a soft leather book using a medieval book structure and a timeless stitch. With soft flexible leathers, create your own pocket sized book suitable for journaling or sketching. Learn the basics of working with leather and bind your very own journal perfect for on the go use. All materials provided, and all skill levels welcome!

All of the materials for this class will be provided (leather cover, paper, thread, needle, punch awl, suede enclosure tie) and available for pick up through a drive-up process at Main Street Arts, 20 West Main Street, Clifton Springs on Saturday, May 9 from 12 to 1 p.m. (Materials can also be shipped directly to you for a shipping fee of $8.)

You will have a choice of the following for your materials:

  • Leather: Black, Dark Brown, Light Brown, Beige/Tan, White, Dark Gray, Light Gray 
  • Thread: neutral/complimentary color, or high contrast color (please state your choice and a close match will be given) 
  • Enclosure (suede tie that goes around the book): neutral/complimentary color, or high contrast color (please state your choice and a close match will be given)

Once signed up for this workshop, we will reach out to you about your preferences for material colors.

Participants will receive the Zoom meeting ID and password 24-hours prior to the workshop and again one hour prior to the start of the class.



(Tuesday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST


Sulfur Books

18 East Main Street


Sulfur BooksSulfur Books is an independent bookstore that thrives on community and conversation, owned by Main Street Arts, a nonprofit arts 18 East Main Street, Clifton Springs, NY 14432

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