saturday | 11.16.2019 | 9 am - 4 pm | 1 day | ages 14+

INSTRUCTOR: Bill Barrick


Create a custom 6” x 9” hardbound sketchbook or journal using classical bookbinding techniques: stitch and glue folded paper signatures into a book block, then build a custom cover using leather, wallpaper, or fabric. Fee includes paper and mat board.


Supply List:

  • 12” ruler 
  • scissors
  • pencil
  • 21/2-3” sewing needle 
  • 1 bottle of PVA glue (8 oz.- $7.00 avail. any craft supply)
  • reclaimed materials for book cover (min size: 7”x13”)  - very thin leather (from jacket or purse), old burlap, vintage cloth, denim or art book pages. 4 pieces – 7” x 13”

Italian Bookbinding & Journal Creation [14+] saturday 9am-4pm with Bill Barrick

  • Pre-registration is required for all classes and students are only registered when payment has been received. In order for instructors to plan properly, students should register at least one (1) week before the start date of the class. If you register less than one week before class, the class fee will increase by $10.

  • If registering a teen, during checkout, please input student name, age and any additional information you feel we should be aware of in the "add note to seller" link.

free admission


monday | closed to the public

tuesday-saturday | 10am-5pm

sunday | 1-5pm

200 e saint john street spartanburg sc 29306

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