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Book Making workshop at Expressions Graphics, Oak Park, IL


This Saturday!
Book Making Workshop

With instructor Jessica Kronika

of Fly’n Gypsy Arts



Dates & Times: 1-4pm, March 17th and 24th, 2012.

Location: Expressions Graphics, 29 Harrison St., Oak Park, IL 60302.

Cost: $35 per session, discounted rate of $75 for three sessions if paid in full at registration. This class includes some supplies, while other supplies* will be available from instructor for purchase or student can seek out their own.

Overview: This workshop will cover several book binding processes. Demonstrations of glue binding, stitch-binding, and complete building of a book will take place. Students are encouraged to bring a project (pages and embellishments recommended) for completion. Recovering, scrapbook style glue bound book, and stitch-bound traditional book are scheduled. The process of preparing book parts, assembly, weighting and drying your unique book will be covered.

Bring your pages and learn to build a glue bound, tape bound or stitch bound book. Limited supplies will be available onsite to preregistered students. Registration must be complete two weeks prior to class start date. Contact instructor to register and request supply list.

To register, contact instructor Jessica Kronika at 847-722-7032 with your name and contact phone number or email: flyngypsyarts@aol.com

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