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{Book Design} Syllabus: Book Arts Workshops

Workshop 1: Folding Simple Sewing The first of 3 book arts workshops will give students the opportunity to learn folding structures and simple sewing techniques so that they can create their own books. The 5 structures covered during this workshop are: _Instant Book _Star Book _Triangle Fold Book _Pamphlet Stitch _Dos-รก-Dos Book Workshop 2: Glue Bind Structures The second workshop teaches students about the fabrication of glue bound structures. This instruction will give the students the tools they need to create simple structures that can provide a variety of different outlets for their ideas about books. Very little materials are needed to produce these structures which makes them perfect for simple projects and possibly process books. The 3 structures introduced during this workshop will be: _Accordion Book _Flag Book _Drum Leaf Bind Workshop 3: Complex Sewing The final workshop will introduce students to more complex sewing techniques with regard to book binding. Students will now be able to create full signature books with the sewing they learn in this workshop. Not only will they learn how to sew, they will learn how to cover book block, so they can create hardcover books. The following 2 bindings will be covered in this workshop: _Concertina Book _Sewn to Tape Bind

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Profile for Jennifer Magathan

MSU Portfolio  

Selected student projects. Teaching portfolio Michigan State University

MSU Portfolio  

Selected student projects. Teaching portfolio Michigan State University

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