Jan 2 2024 - Jan 2 2024

March 9-10 Become a Book Artist in a Weekend

  • Jan 2 2024 - Jan 2 2024


Become a Book Artist in a Weekend with Mary Ellen Campbell
If you would like to be added to the waitlist please email classes@pacifictextilearts.org

Tuition: Members $150 – $170 Non-Members
Class Dates: Saturday & Sunday March 9 & 10th, 2024
Times: 9:30am – 4:40pm with a lunch break
Place: Pacific Textile Arts classroom
Email: classes@pacifictextilearts.org
Number of Students: Minimum 5,  Max 10
Materials fee: $20
List of items students need to bring: X-acto or utility knife, scissors, metal ruler, cutting surface, bone folder, piercer.  Optional supplies: personal images either printed or art, favorite decorative papers.

Class Description:
Create a sampler book of six different book structures that incorporate a concertina binding and various ways pages can be added by gluing, folding and sewing. Structures such as flag, Australian, and pamphlet stitch plus others will be taught using your instructor’s papers and materials.

Day 2 you will choose two favorites of the sample structures and make complete books using your favorite papers, photos or artwork. A simple box will be taught to hold your three books. Instructions for printing pages you might incorporate will be sent ahead.


If you would like to be added to a waitlist, please email classes@pacifictextilearts.org


Pay in full Now: $150/Members $170/Non-Members Full tuition includes $50 non-refundable deposit

If you have paid a $50 deposit, your balance is due now:
$100/members  $120/Non-Members
If you are not a member and would like to take this and future classes at the member price you can become a member for only $15/yr. Visit our website to join today: https://pacifictextilearts.org/members/
*In the event that Pacific Textile Arts needs to cancel the class, all deposits and payments will be refunded.


Mary-Ellen Campbell is a multidisciplinary artist who does graphics, painting, sculpture, printmaking, book arts, and mixed media work. She has had 17 national/international solo exhibitions and participated in over 85 group and invitational shows. Professor of Art Emerita from New Jersey City University, NJ. where she taught for thirty-four years. In 2004-05 she was awarded the Fulbright Scholar Grant to teach Book Arts in Thailand. Her works are in many special collections across the country. Mary-Ellen won 13 residencies since 2007 in Finland, New Zealand, Australia, Turkey, Costa Rica, Kenya, Colorado, N. Carolina, California, and Minnesota creating more than 75 books and mixed media artworks.

Other workshops that Mary Ellen teaches include Books as Containers, Cyanotype and paper rusting, Single Stitch bindings, Simple sewn bindings, Intermediate sewn bindings, Folded Bindings, The Book as Package, Collectible Books and Boxes, Japanese Bindings and Box, Making Portfolios, and more. If you are interested in Pacific Textile Arts hosting any of these classes in the future contact classes@pacifictextilearts.org.


Tuesday 1-4pm
Wednesday 10:30am-noon
Thursday 1-4pm
Saturday: 11am-1pm
& by appointment

450 Alger St. Fort Bragg CA 95437 707-409-6811