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Stitch and Reveal: Sewn Book Structures

Nif Hodgson

Class #74: Saturday, August 3, 10am-5pm
Tuition $100 Materials $25 Total Cost $125

Nif Hodgson

Explore the decorative art of exposed sewn bookbinding structures. From the simple to the complex, we will begin with the Pamphlet Stitch and then dive into Japanese 4-Hole, Long Stitch, and Buttonhole softcover bindings. We will discuss tools, materials, terminology, and basic bookbinding skills. You will leave with multiple hand-sewn books, detailed instructions, and the skills to create more on your own. All skill levels welcome!

Nif Hodgson is a San Francisco artist working in traditional and contemporary printmaking and letterpress techniques. She has been an artist-in-residence at Kala since 2000 and received her master's degree at San Francisco State University. Her work has been shown in national exhibitions, as well as throughout the Bay Area. And her artist books are available through the Seager Grey Gallery. She is also the recent recipient of the Murphy, Cadogan & Phelan Fellowship and the Leo D. Stillwell Scholarship. www.nifhodgson.com