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Bookmaking: Single Sheet Structures

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

$62 – $72

Hands-on classes in the Book Arts studio! 

How many different books can you make with a single sheet of paper? Turns out dozens! In this TWO session class you will learn how to fold and cut 10 different single sheet structures and create a soft cover box to house them. No gluing. No sewing. Participants must attend both sessions – see registration form for both dates.

The structures we’ll make:

  • 8 page book AKA mini zine
  • 8 page book, t-cut
  • 8 page accordion
  • 14 page book, do-si-do
  • 16 page book, zig zag
  • 16 page book, spiral
  • 32 page book, zig zag
  • 32 page book, spiral
  • Turkish map fold, square
  • Turkish map fold, rectangle
  • Soft cover box

This class is geared towards beginners and seasoned bookmakers alike – we welcome makers of all skill levels. Join us!

This workshop is hosted in two evening sessions, participants must attend both dates listed in the registration form below.


Things to note:
• Makers of all skill levels are welcome. This class is suitable for ages teen+
• All necessary tools to participate are provided.
• Please read our ‘Plan Your Visit’ page to review our health & safety procedures.

Any questions about the class please email [email protected]



Laura Chenault is an interdisciplinary artist creating art from a feminist and a post-modernist perspective. She has a BFA in photography from the University of Illinois. The disciplines she works in are photography, collage, book arts, installation art, performance, printmaking, and film making. In addition to making art, she is passionate about building communities, sharing skills, mentoring, and teaching.

She owns Laurel Tree Bindery specializing in one of a kind books and short print runs of poetry chapbooks, art books, short stories, children’s books, genealogies & memoirs, custom wedding & baby books, and photo books.


June 20
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$62 – $72
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Laura Chenault


WNY Book Arts Center
468 Washington Street
Buffalo, NY 14203 United States
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(716) 348-1430