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  • Monday • October 16, 2023
  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Touching History through Bookbinding: Making a Long Stitch Leather Book - a workshop with Jolene Miner

$5 cost for supplies. To register, email [email protected]

Participants will learn how to make a softcover book using a version of the historical long stitch binding technique which goes back centuries to medieval times. They will learn the skills necessary to make such a book and receive the tools which will include paper sheets, pre-cut leather cover material, needle, thread, bone folder, awl and embellishments.

This workshop is facilitated by the Fernie Fibre Guild and made possible through funding from Columbia Basin Trust and the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance.

Workshops at the Arts Station

The Arts Station offers dedicated adult and children workshop throughout the year. Classes and workshops vary in duration and may be one-off events featuring a visiting artist, drop in series, scheduled weekly event, weekend camp or other format. Past and current events include feltmaking, pottery, painting, drawing, graffiti art, drama, creative writing, lantern building, crafts, encaustic art, jewellery making, sculpture, film-making, and much much more!

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  • The Arts Station, 601 1st Ave, Fernie, BC, V0B 1M0