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Zoom+Make: Buttonhole Books, Feb 2022

February 17, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$40.00 – $50.00

An Online Workshop!

Thursday, February 17, 7-9pm ET via Zoom

About this Workshop:

Interested in handmade books but unsure where to start? In this workshop, you will learn some introductory book binding skills and create your very own Buttonhole Paper Book using cardstock paper, some waxed thread, and a sewing needle. These journals require no adhesive and make the perfect gift for a loved one or yourself! Registration includes a materials kit.

Level: Beginner

Registration closes February 3, 2022 for kit shipping and February 10, 2022 for kit pick-up. With your registration you’ll receive a list (with helpful links) to gather/purchase the supplemental tools you’ll need for class, any helpful handouts about the process, as well as a quick 1-page “how-to” on downloading and using the Zoom video app.

Sample images by Eliza Clifford.


Please Note: The online session will be recorded for Pyramid Atlantic’s private use to better optimize our programming and share as examples for funders. You may mute your microphone or turn off your camera if you do not wish to be recorded. Access to the recording(s) will be made available to all participants for a limited time.


Registration includes a materials kit for pick-up or shipping (for an additional $10 fee). This includes cardstock, paper, waxed thread, and a bookbinding needle. In addition, students will need to gather/purchase supplies of their own, including:


Eliza Clifford is a designer, art educator, printmaker, and multidisciplinary artist based in Washington, D.C. She has an interest in branding, publication, and packaging design, as well as a passion for book arts, printmaking, and textiles.

She is currently a freelance designer and bookbinder at Distinctive Bookbinding & Leather Works and a studio artist/instructor at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center. She also operates a small store called Lavender Lizard Press. Learn more about her work at https://elizaaclifford.com/.



“Eliza was fantastic! Your resident artists are really wonderful …”

—Workshop Attendee, Zoom+Make: Jacob’s Ladder workshop with Eliza Clifford.

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