Bookbinding Workshop Series: Link Stitch with Laura Rowley

The third in a hands-on three-part workshop series with book artist Laura Rowley of Trumansburg! Craft a substantial book with the Link Stitch binding. This book features decorative paper covers and 100 pages stitched together that lie flat, making it excellent for journaling or artwork. Some bookbinding experience recommended. All materials provided; tools available for use.

Laura Rowley is a teaching book artist from Trumansburg, NY. She/They teach Bookbinding at the Rochester Institute of Technology and community classes around the Finger Lakes Region. Laura is the founder of Illuminated Press, an independent publisher that crafts books by hand. The mission is to provide readers with unique information, give voice to a wide range of perspectives, and explore the complexities of our sociopolitical and ecological fabric. Please visit to learn more.

Each workshop is $45 to attend, or sign up for all three at a discount rate of $40 per class ($120 total). This event will take place masked in the store. 

Buffalo Street Books is offering two full scholarships for this event. Please email if you are interested in a scholarship. Priority with be given to BIPOC, youth, LGBTQ+, and community members with demonstrated financial need.

Event date: 
Saturday, November 20, 2021 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Event address: 
215 N. Cayuga Street
Dewitt Mall
Ithaca, NY 14850