Long Stitch Binding

Virtual Zoom Event

Join our resident book and paper artist, Deb Eck, celebrate Earth day, and learn a traditional style of binding which originated in Germany between 1375 and 1500.  We will use some contemporary recycled materials to replicate this glue- free binding. THIS CLASS REQUIRES A KIT - you can find it in our online shop here.    

$20 – $25

Spring Chicks

Virtual Zoom Event

Join guest artist Debbie Penley for this burst of spring cuteness, and needle felt this trio of adorable baby birds in their nest. These cute bird babies in their nest are a perfect beginner project. An adorable spring time pick me up, tucked on a branch from the garden, or displayed on a desk or […]

$18 – $20

Coptic Binding

Virtual Zoom Event

Join book and paper artist Deb Eck and learn this traditional binding technique. Coptic binding was employed by early Christians in Egypt, the Copts, and used from as early as the 2nd century. It is a popular binding style because the finished book lies completely flat when opened making it perfect for writing or sketching. THIS […]

$20 – $25

Blackout meditation workshop

Virtual Zoom Event

Looking for an affordable new way to unwind? Join me, Deb Eck, program director and resident teaching artist, as I gently guide you through the relaxing art of blackout meditation. What is that? It's an art form I invented many decades ago, a mash up of blackout poetry, doodling and occasionally some drawing & coloring. […]

$7 – $10

blackout meditation group

Virtual Zoom Event

NOT a workshop or instructional class, but a group for those who want to practice blackout style work and share their ideas and tips with each other. Deb will start each session with an inspirational quote we can use as a jumping off point for the week's work if you so choose. Then we will […]

Free – $5

Ribbon Journal

Virtual Zoom Event

Learn this traditional sewn binding technique while creating a customized journal to keep or gift. Usually this binding would be hidden under the spine of the book - but we are going to show it off by leaving the spine exposed! Order a kit for this workshop from the online shop - you can customize […]

$20 – $25

Mixed Media Journal

Virtual Zoom Event

This workshop will kick off a mini intensive, four book-binding workshops running on consecutive nights, take one or join us for them all, for an introduction to the art of books. In this workshop we will learn a simple pamphlet stitch binding, and then explore ways to use it to make more complex structures, including […]

$15

Ribbon Journal

Virtual Zoom Event

Learn this traditional sewn binding technique while creating a customized journal to keep or gift. Usually this binding would be sewn on tapes and then hidden under the spine of the book - but we are going to show it off by sewing over ribbons and leaving the spine exposed! Order a kit for this […]

$20 – $25

Long-Link Stitch Binding

Virtual Zoom Event

Join our resident book and paper artist, Deb Eck, on night 3 of our mini book intensive, and learn a traditional style of binding which originated in Germany and was in use between 1375 and 1500.  We will use some contemporary recycled materials, including a brown paper lunch bag, to replicate this glue- free binding. THIS CLASS […]

$20 – $25

Coptic Binding

Virtual Zoom Event

  Join book and paper artist Deb Eck and learn this traditional binding technique. Coptic binding was employed by early Christians in Egypt, the Copts, and used from as early as the 2nd century. It is a popular binding style because the finished book lies completely flat when opened making it perfect for writing or sketching. […]

$20 – $25

DIY paper marbling

Virtual Zoom Event

Join new guest instructor Lyn Harris for this family-friendly workshop. Sign up for a spot, round up the kids or grandkids and get ready for some good clean fun! This marbling technique uses easy to find materials to produce beautiful decorative papers. Sign up and we will send you a list of supplies.

$15 – $20

Eco-dyeing on paper

Virtual Zoom Event

Join our resident paper expert Deb Eck for an introduction to creating botanical contact prints and eco-dyeing paper. Deb has been using natural materials and traditional dyeing techniques in her work with paper for many years, and has had the opportunity to learn from some of the world's best teachers. The workshop kit will include […]

$40 – $45

Class Guide

  • Root

    Beginner level classes suitable for everyone.

  • Shoot

    Ready for a little more of a challenge?

    These classes build on skills from root level classes – but may still be suitable for those with little experience. Not sure if the class is for you, just ask us.

  • Bloom

    Get ready to REALLY grow your skills!

    Classes for students with experience. Our teaching artists will identify what skills you should already have. If you are unsure if a class is for you, please ask, we’d be happy to help you!