Summer Book Arts Classes in La Conner

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All classes are held at Book Paper & Ink Arts, 617 Morris Street, La Conner, Washington. All classes are held on Sundays, 11-3 or 1-4 pm. Maximum 6 students in paid classes, minimum 2.

If the class shows 2 separate dates, please include a note when you pay, specifying which date you’d like.

Tools and materials are provided, but you are always encouraged to bring your own, especially recycled papers and maps, to use or share. Some supplies are for sale. Bring a snack if you like.

This house is, unfortunately, very, very old and is not truly handicap accessible. There is a restroom; there are also 2 cats. We have off-street private parking on the West side of the house.

Coming soon, we have letterpress and pen & ink teachers who are eager to teach classes!

Feel free to contact Brenna with any questions!



Coptic Stitched Book workshop

Sunday July 15 OR Sunday September 16, 11-3 pm. We will make hard covers and hand-stitch blank journals using this ancient binding style. Design can be adapted to any size and many uses. Materials and tools are provided, but you are encouraged to bring favorite tools, papers and other treasures.





Intro to Book Making

Sunday June 24 OR Sunday August 26, 1-4 pm. A Bookbinding class exploring how different books can be put together with folding and stitching; we will each make at least 5, probably more, small books. We will discuss the basics of paper including grain, folding, cutting, deckle, scoring and more. All designs can be adapted to other sizes. Materials and tools are provided.





Block Printing by Hand

Sunday July 29, 1-4 pm. Using safety-cut rubber we will make some stamps and print, discussing theory and looking at other examples of work along the way. Linoleum printing optional. Tools and materials provided. Feel free to bring papers to print on.


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