CLEOPATRA - Coptic Sewing
TUTOR: Isabelle Ting McGowan
DATES: Private Booking ONLY
TIME: 9.30 a.m. – 1.30 p.m. (1 day workshop)
Class size: Maximum 4 students
For those who are at a Beginners level and above
This course focus on gorgeous spine work with multiple sections sewing. Whether you choose traditional sewing styles or interpret the technique with a more modern twist, you will learn a wealth of powerful and fun decorative possibilities to add to your binding repertoire.
This course focus on the Coptic Stitch, sewing a pleated style pattern along the spine. This ancient binding evolved around the fourth century and is one of the earliest form of sewing pages together.
By the end of this course you should be able to:
- make decorative sewing a part of your binding expression
- add visual drama to your one-of-a-kind books by incorporating the actual sewing of a book as part of its decoration.
Workshop written and delivered by Isabelle Ting McGowan © 2018 Isabelle Ting McGowan. All rights reserved.