Tuesday, January 2, 2018


NORBAG artists will have the opportunity to start off the new year with a great workshop taught by Dolores Guffey. This was one of the closures she learned at a workshop in the UK a couple of years ago. It provides a beautiful finish for a special book.

Materials to bring:
  • Mi-Teintes or Fabriano paper cut to 16 1/2" x 5 5/8" grain short (note: this paper is available at Ellis Art & Engineering in Eureka or the Art Center in Arcata). Choose any color. The paper must be cut to size prior to the workshop.
  • 10 sheets of text weight paper, cut in half to make two signatures of 10 pages each (5 1/2" x 4 1/4")
  • X-acto or craft knife with new blade, cutting mat, & metal ruler
  • Piercing tool, scoring tool, bone folder, & cardboard or phone book on which to punch holes
  • Scissors, pencil, eraser
  • Wide-eye needle (to accommodate waxed linen thread)
  • 1/4" or 1/2" wide double stick tape
  • Piercing cradle (optional) - instructor will have extras to borrow

Materials Provided by Instructor:
  • Cording, ribbon, & sticks
  • Waxed linen thread
  • Instructions and templates

When:   Saturday, January 13 at 12 noon
Where:  Eureka Methodist Church at Del Norte & F Streets
Bring:    See above list
RSVP:    YES! by January 9 to Dolores, contact information in the newsletter
Cost:     $2.00

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