Custom Clamshell Box workshop with Cecile Webster

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Do you have photos, art, books, jewelry, or other things that require stylish, yet archival storage? Custom clamshell boxes just might be the answer. In this 4 hour workshop you will make a custom 4.5 x 6.5 inch clamshell box and learn how to measure and modify to create a similar box in any custom size. Materials will be provided and no previous box making or bookbinding experience required.

July 19 12-4 pm

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Cecile Webster has been making boxes and other enclosures as a book conservator at the Art Institute of Chicago for over 15 years. She is also an accomplished paper maker and book binder. Her latest artistic endeavor is exploring the capabilities of eco printing.

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