#5082 Tufted Pillow Binding, with Anne Covell - April 18-19

$ 250.00


The Tufted Pillow Binding is a decorative style of binding that brings together aspects of traditional fine binding with vintage upholstery techniques. Students will learn to sew, line, and round a textblock with a backing hammer, as well as how to attach and sew a simple yet elegant endband. Next, students will learn to cover tufted buttons, as well as how to line, fill, and tuft cover plaques. Lastly, students will learn to create a rounded case, as well as how to attach covers, and case-in.

Saturday & Sunday, April 18-19 from 9 am to 4 pm 

Course fee $250 plus a materials fee of $40

About the Instructor | Anne Covell

Anne Covell received her MFA in Book Arts from the University of Iowa Center for the Book where she studied on an Iowa Arts Fellowship. She has taught courses in bookbinding, papermaking, and natural dyeing for the University of Iowa Center for the Book, as well as the University of Georgia study abroad program in Cortona, Italy. Her work has been exhibited throughout the United States and abroad and can be seen in a growing number of special collections libraries and museums worldwide including the Yale University Arts Library, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the National Library of Chile. She currently resides in San Diego, CA.

Workshop Refund/Cancellation Policy: 

All refunds will be assessed a $20 administrative fee. Students must submit a refund request at least 7 days before the start date of a class to be issued a full refund, less the administrative fee. Requests submitted between 7 days and the start date of a class will be eligible for a 50% refund, less the administrative fee. No refunds will be issued on the day a class begins, or following the first class (if it meets multiple times).

Classes missed by students cannot be refunded or rescheduled, and makeup classes will not be provided to students who miss a regularly scheduled class. Classes with insufficient enrollment may be cancelled prior to the first class. Every effort will be made to notify the student regarding cancellation within 3 days before the first class.

If BookArtsLA cancels the class, the student will receive a full refund.