Essential Accessory Box | Bari Zaki

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Essential Accessory Box | Bari Zaki

from 205.00

Instructor: Bari Zaki. Currently offered only as a private or semiprivate three-ish hour class. No previous boxmaking experience necessary. To request a date & time, add this class to your cart, and then email bz@barizaki.com with your preferred date(s) and time of day.

What you’ll make: This beautiful box is a great way to keep your favorite attachés close at hand. Paper clips and butterfly clips nip disorganization in the bud. We always find a decorative desktop display energizing. What more can we say?

Each student will construct a box from pre-cut pieces of binders-board. You’ll cover your box with a combination of Japanese bookbinding fabrics & papers, and finish it off with a lovely ribbon. You can tie your ribbon into a simple bow that will hold the box closed if you decide to take it on a trip. Voilà!

Compartments: The long section measures 7½ x 2”, perfect for pencils. (Although, you can’t feel wishi about this neat way to store your washi.) The medium compartment is 5 x 3¼”, and the petite is 2¼ x 3¼”.

Your tray and cover will need to press overnight, which we’ll explain how to do at home.

Class fee includes all materials we use to make a box: binders-board, glue brush, PVA adhesive, Japanese papers, bookbinding fabrics, Italian cotton ribbon, Xacto blade, bonefolder, scissors, ruler, triangle rulers.

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 fabric, papers & boxmaking with you in this three-ish hour workshop!

If you have any questions, feel free to call or email me:
773-294-7766 or bz@barizaki.com

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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