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The excitement of a child ‘opening a surprise package’ occurs with the unfurling of each bundle of itajime (Japanese for fold and clamp) dyed paper ! Learn to master intricate traditional patterns and processes and then explore many different dye and coloring possibilities. Itajime can be...

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The Open Book: 
an introduction to Book-Binding

This introductory bookbinding workshop will familiarize you with some basic materials (paper, cloth, board and adhesives), and techniques (folding, sewing, gluing) to create simple books. You will explore a few binding techniques including: Accordion, Japanese stab-binding and a coptic style....

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