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Thu, Apr 21


Supplies for Creative Living

Book Arts I (Ages 8+)

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Book Arts I (Ages 8+)
Book Arts I (Ages 8+)

Time & Location

Apr 21, 2022, 3:30 PM – May 05, 2022, 5:00 PM

Supplies for Creative Living, 145 Main St, Cold Spring, NY 10516, USA

About the event

We're so excited to offer this after-school series with local artist Summer J. Hart!

Over three sessions, students will learn the basics of pamphlet, stab, and accordion-style book binding with a focus on using found and upcycled materials. With a few core binding skills, you can make a book out of almost anything.

Session 1: Anywhere Books

We will explore different ways to make instant zines out of single sheets of paper and hand-sewn chapbooks using everyday materials.

Session 2: Anything Books

Got a spare shoelace? Your turn to take out the recycling? Let’s make a book! Learn to make books with upcycled box covers.

Session 3: Pocket / Books

Learn to make accordion-style books, with and without (secret) pockets.

Thursdays 3:30 to 5PM (3 sessions)

April 21, April 28 & May 5

$75 / participant 

(This workshop series is for kids ages 8 and up.)

All materials are provided.


Summer J. Hart is an interdisciplinary artist from Maine, living in the Hudson Valley, New York. She holds a BFA in printmaking from the Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT and an MFA in book arts and printmaking from The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. Her written and visual artworks are influenced by folklore, superstition, divination, and forgotten territories reclaimed by nature.

Violeta Edwards Salas is a freshman at Haldane High School. At school she is involved in the Model U.N., Student Council, the Varsity Tennis team, Drama Costume Department, and the JV Basketball team. She also volunteers in the library as part of the TAB club. You can read some of her articles in the Highland Current newspaper as part of their student journalist program. In her free time she embroiders, paints, watercolors, sketches, sews and more.


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