Introduction to Bookbinding
with Lucia Farias


Tuesday & Wednesday 10/10 – 10/11/2023
4:00 – 7:00

Curiosity Shop


Dive into the mesmerizing world of bookbinding with Lucia Farias! This workshop offers beginners an insightful journey into the foundational structures of bookmaking, such as pamphlets, accordions, Japanese stab bindings, and soft cover books. Learn the art of cutting, folding, punching, and sewing, setting the stage for more advanced bookbinding techniques. By the end of the course, you’ll have crafted four beautiful 1/4 letter size books and fortified your bookmaking skills. Perfect for those looking to quench their curiosity in book arts.


Materials will be provided. Students should bring a notepad and pen for personal notes.


About the Instructor
A distinguished student at the American Academy of Bookbinding, Lucia Farias boasts an MFA in Book Arts/Printmaking from The University of the Arts, Philadelphia. She has imparted her expertise at several renowned institutions, including the San Francisco Center for the Book, Philadelphia Center for the Book, and the International Printing Museum, among others. Lucia currently resides in Monterrey, Mexico, where she operates her bindery, Oveja Verde, and offers local classes.