Erin Fletcher : Fine Binding & Edition Binding

$195 — Workshop Fee
Registration closes on April 14th
2 sessions:
April 24, 25
(Saturday and Sunday mornings)

10:00am – 1:00pm (eastern time)
9:00 – 12:00pm (central time)
8:00 – 11:00am (mountain time)
7:00 – 10:00am (pacific time)
Workshop // Flatback Case Binding

The Flatback Case Binding is one of the most common and recognizable structures today. In this workshop, students will learn foundational binding skills to assemble two different styles of covering known as quarter cloth and half cloth. The Flatback Case Binding is easy to construct and is perfect for small publications, artist books, journals and more.

This workshop will be live instruction through Zoom. Open to students at any skill level, but please contact me if you have questions determining if this workshop is right for you.

Skill Level: Beginner

Material Kit
The workshop fee includes a material kit, which will be shipped to you prior to the workshop. In order to receive the material kit on time, please register by April 14th. Below is a list of tools and materials that you must supply yourself.

Tools and Materials
Students must supply the following tools and materials. Check out the vendor list for recommended suppliers.

  • Cutting mat and Olfa knife (X-acto blade will also work)
  • Small glue brush (prefer a ½” flat paintbrush)
  • Large Glue brush
  • 300mm metal ruler
  • Pin Vise (size B) or Awl
  • #18 blunt sewing needles
  • Bone folder
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • PVA
  • Waste paper
  • 1-2 sheets of Decorative Paper
  • Wax paper
  • Triangle (45/90/45)
  • Blue Tape

  • Punching Cradle (optional, but will be very handy for this workshop)
  • Beeswax

Offered for USA & International Students
You are welcome to sign up for this workshop regardless of your location. However, at this time kits will only be shipped to students within the US. If you are outside of the US, please email me directly in order to register and recieve information about prepping your own material kit.

Each Workshop is Recorded
All workshops will be recorded and made available to all registered students for a period of 60 days. A link to the recording will be sent out 1 day after it is recorded.

Refund Policy
No refunds will be issued once material kits are shipped or 10 days prior to the start of the workshop. Workshops will run with a minimum of 4 students, if this number is not met then a refund will be issued.