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Handmade Bookbinding Workshop

The Morton Arboretum

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Highlights

Learn to make one-of-a-kind handbound books that can be given as a gift, displayed as art, or used to hold photographs, sketches, or journal entries.

Artist and instructor Maria Rebelo will model different bookmaking techniques and book styles, including saddle stitch, variations of dos-à-dos or French Fold, accordion books with pockets, Japanese stab binding, hardbound books, and more. Each student will make a total of four unique books of various styles over the course of the program and get personalized feedback from the instructors. All supplies are included.

This class is appropriate for all experience levels. Enjoy this hands-on opportunity to celebrate the gift of paper that trees and plants provide. Make something creative, beautiful, and useful, and gain the skills to continue the practice of bookmaking on your own.

Please Note: No art experience necessary. All supplies included.


Class Starting Tuesday, January 21

5 sessions

  • Tuesday, January 21, 6:30PM- 9:30PM
  • Thursday, January 23, 6:30PM- 9:30PM
  • Tuesday, January 28, 6:30PM- 9:30PM
  • Thursday, January 30, 6:30PM- 9:30PM
  • Tuesday, February 04, 6:30PM- 9:30PM

The class identified is made available through CourseHorse, a 3rd party marketplace for Bookbinding classes and more. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the merchant, The Morton Arboretum, in connection with this offer. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to CourseHorse will be directed back to Groupon.

What You'll Get

Learn to make one-of-a-kind handbound books that can be given as a gift, displayed as art, or used to hold photographs, sketches, or journal entries.

Artist and instructor Maria Rebelo will model different bookmaking techniques and book styles, including saddle stitch, variations of dos-à-dos or French Fold, accordion books with pockets, Japanese stab binding, hardbound books, and more. Each student will make a total of four unique books of various styles over the course of the program and get personalized feedback from the instructors. All supplies are included.

This class is appropriate for all experience levels. Enjoy this hands-on opportunity to celebrate the gift of paper that trees and plants provide. Make something creative, beautiful, and useful, and gain the skills to continue the practice of bookmaking on your own.

Please Note: No art experience necessary. All supplies included.


Class Starting Tuesday, January 21

5 sessions

  • Tuesday, January 21, 6:30PM- 9:30PM
  • Thursday, January 23, 6:30PM- 9:30PM
  • Tuesday, January 28, 6:30PM- 9:30PM
  • Thursday, January 30, 6:30PM- 9:30PM
  • Tuesday, February 04, 6:30PM- 9:30PM

The class identified is made available through CourseHorse, a 3rd party marketplace for Bookbinding classes and more. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the merchant, The Morton Arboretum, in connection with this offer. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to CourseHorse will be directed back to Groupon.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Feb 4, 2020.

  • ALL SALES FINAL.
  • Must be 16 or older to attend
  • Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged, altered, or redeemed for other dates, but may send a friend in place.
  • Must present CourseHorse confirmation email upon arrival.
  • Purchaser name must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with CourseHorse and course provider for purposes of order fulfillment.
  • Groupon voucher Terms of Sale and Extraordinary Event Policy do not apply.
  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
  • Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.
  • Note, additional equipment or materials may be required or included in purchase price, see course description for details.
  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Offer is not eligible for our promo codes or other discounts.

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