CLEOPATRA - Coptic Sewing


TUTOR: Isabelle Ting McGowan
DATES: Private Booking ONLY
TIME: 9.30 a.m. – 1.30 p.m. (1 day workshop)
COST: $150
Class size: Maximum 4 students

Ideal for:
For those who are at a Beginners level and above

Course description:
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.

Course content:
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.

Learning outcome:
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.