Events & Workshops




Bookbinding Basics

Class #2

Cradle & Pamphlet Stitch

Wednesday, October 11     6:00-9:00 p.m.

Studio 164, Essex Studios, 2511 Essex Pl, Cincinnati, OH 45206


A punching cradle is one of the essentials of any bookmaker’s kit. You’ll make your own       collapsible cradle, perfect for carrying to meetings and workshops and easy to store at home. Use your new cradle to learn pamphlet stitch binding, an easy and practical sewing technique with seemingly infinite variations. You’ll go home with several small handmade books and a foundation in sewing books that you’ll use again and again.

Instructor: Janice Kagermeier
Janice Kagermeier, a retired librarian and compulsive workshop attendee, is current CBAS Study Group Coordinator. She enjoys teaching binding techniques to CBAS members and friends.


$25 CBAS members $35 non-members

Advance registration required. RSVP by Monday, October 9.

Register below! Class size is limited.

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Bookbinding Basics Cradle and Pamphlet Stitch

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FotoFocus Biennial 2018

Theme: Open Archive

FotoFocus Biennial 2018: October 1–31, 2018
FotoFocus Biennial Program: October 4–7, 2018

Open Archive emphasizes photography’s centrality to modernism and examines our fundamental need to preserve photographs and to tell stories through their collection, organization, and interpretation.