Handmade boxes are lovely objects in themselves, and can also house and protect a vast array of objects. Pietro Accardi—a master artisan in the making of books and boxes, as well as the marbling of paper and cloth—will take you through the steps necessary for crafting your own clamshell box covered in marbleized book cloth. The clamshell is considered perhaps the most elegant of box structures, and learning to construct it provides you with a strong foundation for future box-making projects. Pietro will supply you with materials for your project, including pre- cut boards and book cloth he has marbled by hand. This class will add an excellent set of skills and knowledge to any crafter’s repertoire.
Sunday, July 28, 11am-6pm
Instructor: Pietro Accardi - student limit: 8 $175 class fee - includes all materials