Trio of Stitched Single-signature Booklets | Bari Zaki


Trio of Stitched Single-signature Booklets | Bari Zaki

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Instructor: Bari Zaki.

Currently 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.)

What you’ll make: A set of elegant slim booklets, each sewn with a different stitch.

Covers will be scored and folded from heavy Saint-Armand 100% cotton rag stock. You will select your cover papers from a dozen sorbet-fresh colours, all mouldmade in Montreal. Your interior pockets (front and back) will retain the original deckle. Dressy! Interior pages (8) are creamy Stonehenge cover weight.

Dimensions: 5¾ x 7½

Stitching patterns: Bow Tie, Sewn Chains, and Alternating Hitch (as shown here, top to bottom).

By the end of this class you will have one completed book, and the confidence to make more at home, thanks to our charming illustrated handout with step-by-step instructions. You will also receive a bone folder, and a 20% discount on any additional tools purchased the day of class.

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

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 four-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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