New York City hackerspace NYC Resistor is holding a DIY bookbinding class next weekend at their awesome space in Brooklyn.

Learn everything you need to start making your own artist’s books or hand-bound journals! In this class, learn techniques and tips to make your own hand-bound books. We’ll go over a bunch of stitching methods, page-folding, and book cover options. Materials will be provided, if you want to bring some special paper you have, we invite you to do so.

Instructors: Alicia Gibb, Shelby Arnold

DIY Bookbinding

Saturday, August 14, 2010 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM (ET)

NYC Resistor

87 3rd Ave Brooklyn, NY

Class fee (including materials): $60

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern ( is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).