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    Traditional Ethiopian Bookbinding

    Traditional Ethiopian Bookbinding

    June 24, 2017 - June 25, 2017, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm  Course Fee: $375 ($350 for NYGBW members) The workshop materials fee is $50. (payable to instructor).   Class is limited to 10 students.   To register please email or call: jill@talasonline.com  or 212-219-0770   TALAS is excited to co-host this course with the Guild of Bookworkers, NY Chapter.   This two-day workshop, taught by Bill Hanscom, will begin with a presentation detailing the traditional methods and materials of the Ethiopian scribe and bookbinder. Students will then construct two historical models: The first will be a basic binding with bare wooden boards demonstrating the fundamentals of the unsupported link stitch, board attachment...
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