Hardcover Bookbinding

  • Paper Hammer 1400 2nd Avenue Seattle, WA, 98101 United States

In this workshop, you'll learn all the skills that go into making a hardcover book. You'll sew a text-block by hand using a link stitch, prepare it to be bound, and make a bookcloth-covered case. You'll leave the class with a complete hardcover journal and the knowledge to make many more at home.  

Join us!


No prior bookbinding experience required.

All tools and materials are provided.

For students 12 years of age and up.

This class will need at least four students to run

To sign up call: 206.682.3820

Melanie Brauner was the owner and bookbinder at Trove Bindery in Corvallis, Oregon, specializing in restoration and custom archival boxes, and holds a BFA in Book Arts from Oregon College of Art and Craft. She is the owner of VERSO, a bookbinding, papermaking, and jewelry studio in Shoreline, Washington.