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Monthly Book Arts Series: Longstitch Binding taught by Bridget O’Malley

April 13, 2023 @ 1:00 pm 4:00 pm

$60.00 Includes all supplies

IN PERSON CLASS

A Series of Monthly Book Arts classes taught by Bridget O’Malley

The pages of this style of book are sewn directly into the cover/spine with decorative stitching.  Many designs are possible.  Learn how to make this multi-section book in just a few hours.  You will use durable Cave Paper covers to house your lovely sketchbook or travel journal. Bring a decorative 1” button for a closure, if you like (optional). 

Teens are welcome in this class!

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Bridget O’Malley is a master papermaker. She worked from 1994-2017 as designer and production manager at Cave Paper Inc., a handmade paper mill specializing in natural-dyed flax papers.

In addition to teaching at MCAD, O’Malley offers book, paper, and print workshops around the country.

She studied papermaking with Timothy Barrett at the University of Iowa Center for the book research and production paper facilities. While there, she completed a five-year papermaking apprenticeship. Her artwork focuses on forms found in nature, and bringing those to life through the interplay of print, paper, and sculpture.