French Tape Bookbinding

with Perennial

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ABOUT THIS EVENT
Event Category

Arts & DIY

Note: This is a multi-session event series. By purchasing the event package, you agree to sign up for all event dates included below.
Event Overview

The French Tape Binding is an exposed spine binding that features the French link stitch sewing technique over ribbons attached to a hard cover.  In the first session of this class, participants will learn paper tearing and gluing techniques to create a block of pages and a hard book cover with attached tapes. In the second session of this class, participants will bring the prepared book parts together using the French link stitching technique. Each participant will leave class with their own French Tape book made from upcycled materials. Participants are welcome to bring their own decorative paper to the first class to personalize their covers.


Please note that this class has two sessions on Tuesdays, August 7 and August 14 from 6:30-8:30pm.


Materials saved from the landfill:
paper, ribbon

What to Bring

Participants are welcome to bring their own decorative paper to personalize their covers.

What's Provided

Paper, tools

What You Can Expect
  • French link stitch technique
  • Paper tearing
  • Glueing
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Perennial

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Perennial is a community workshop + store that transforms trash into creatively restored objects and teaches the St. Louis community how to do the same.

For more information visit www.perennialstl.org or call 314-832-2288.

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