Erin Fletcher : Fine Binding & Edition Binding

$325 — Workshop Fee
Registration closes on March 28th
Registration closes on April 1st
4 sessions:
April 9, 11, 16, 18
(Tuesday & Thursday evenings)

6:00 – 8:30pm (eastern time)
5:00 – 7:30pm (central time)
4:00 – 6:30pm (mountain time)
3:00 – 5:30pm (pacific time)
Workshop // Secret Belgian Binding - Three Ways

This workshop will explore the Secret Belgian structure and ways to modify it. The binding is simple and easy to construct; it opens flat and is perfect for thinner text blocks.

During this workshop students will use techniques developed by Anne Goy to alter the traditional appearance of the structure through added weaving and Tyvek. This workshop will be live instruction, with two tutorials covering the amount of material in a one day in-person workshop. Each session will be recorded and the videos will be available to students.

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 March 28th. 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.

  • 12”/300mm ruler
  • Glue brush
  • Cutting mat and Olfa knife (X-acto blade will also work)
  • Scissors
  • Pin Vise (size B) or Awl
  • #18 blunt sewing needles
  • Bone folder
  • Pencil
  • PVA
  • Waste paper
  • Chisels (various sizes)
  • Hammer
  • 18/3 dyed thread
  • Binder’s clip
  • Decorative Paper (2-3 sheets)

  • Punching Cradle
  • 4” Flat Leg Dividers
  • Small 45/45/90 Triangle
  • Sanding Block

Reduced Rate Workshop Fee
Two seats are available at a reduced rate. Please click on the button below to find out more information about how to submit. Application closed on March 8th.

Each Workshop is Recorded
All workshops will be recorded and made available to all registered students for a period of 90 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.