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4107 | Traditional Japanese Book Binding: Yotsume Toji   

Learn to stitch a four-hole stab binding, yotsume toji, along with other binding variations (tortoise shell, hemp leaf and kangzi) using traditional Japanese tools and Japanese paper. Discussion about the history of papermaking in Japan including the hand printed papers of Chiyogami and Katazomi-shi. Students will experience first hand the traditional way to back paper or cloth for the cover, learn traditional folding techniques for the inner binding threads or kayori, and how to fold the pouch-like pages with a bamboo folder. 


  • 4107 | Traditional Japanese Book Binding: Yotsume Toji
  • Fee: $165.00
    Item Number: CA-FYBAP4107SU1
    Dates: 6/22/2024 - 6/22/2024
    Times: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Days: Sa
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Santikos Building 1201 Navarro St
    Instructor: Lindsay Nakashima
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    This class is for All Levels

    Class Location:  Book Arts Studio , RM 200 | Santikos Building

    Note: The Santikos elevator will be unavailable between Jan 9 - Mar 1.

    Tuition is due in full at time of registration

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