NEW Diamond-stitched Booklet | Bari Zaki


NEW Diamond-stitched Booklet | Bari Zaki

from 195.00

Instructor: Bari Zaki.

Date: Saturday, April 27 — 11am–2pm

What you’ll make: A three-signature booklet whose flat spine measures ⅝ wide, providing a beautiful surface for this intricate pattern of x-stitches.

You will score and fold your cover from heavy Saint-Armand 100% cotton rag stock, selected from a dozen sorbet-fresh colours. Your interior pockets (front and back) will retain the original deckle. Dressy! You’ll make your three 8-page signatures from creamy Stonehenge cover weight.

Dimensions: 5¾ x 7½ x ⅝

Stitching: With your choice of waxed linen thread to complement your cover colour.

By the end of this class you will have one completed booklet, plus the tools (bone folder, shipping clerk’s knife, lightweight awl) and confidence to make more at home, thanks to our charming illustrated handout with step-by-step instructions. We look forward to sharing our love of papers & bookbinding with you in this four-hour workshop!

Class fee includes all materials we use to make a booklet: Mouldmade cotton cover, Stonehenge cover, bonefolder, shipping clerk’s knife, lightweight awl, Xacto blade, ruler, triangle ruler, waxed-linen thread, needle, tea, happiness.

Class Size: 3 students. (Also offered as a private or semiprivate three-ish hour class. No previous bookbinding experience necessary. To request a date & time, add this class to your cart, and then email with your preferred date(s) and time of day.)

Our studio is light-filled, airy, and organized. You are welcome to browse our extensive library of books about bookbinding, calligraphy, and drawing. We look forward to sharing our love of papers & bookbinding with you in this three-ish hour workshop!

If you have any questions, feel free to call or email me:
773-294-7766 or

Classes are held at:
Bari Zaki Studio
3858 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60613

If we need to cancel a class for any reason, students will be notified immediately via email and refunded the full class fee.  A cancellation requested at least 14 days in advance of the class will receive a full refund (via the original payment method).

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