Wooden Coptic Stitch | Laura Rowley

Sunday 1/21 10 AM – 3 PM

$75 non-associates / $63.75 associates ($35 for materials)


The Coptic Stitch is an historic book structure that features an exposed chain stitch along the spine and hard covers. in this class, students will learn how to prepare black walnut boards by drilling holes and sanding, and then how to sew signatures to the covers. Students will leave with a beautifully crafted book that lies open flat– perfect for writing and artwork.

Laura Rowley is book artist and educator based in Trumansburg and operates Illuminated Press, a micro press that crafts books by hand. Laura studied book arts at Wells College (BA) and The University of Alabama (MFA).

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