Foundation for sex Positive Culture presents: Rope Bondage 201
Getting Creative with the Basics

Sun, Aug 2, 2015 at 2:30pm

  • 18+
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Rope is one of the most versatile and accessible erotic props available. Once you know the basics, it’s easy to start building more “complicated” ties. There will be a quick review of the 3 basic knots/wraps with variations on each, and then Jim will introduce a few intermediate and versatile knots. The rest of this class will focus on developing the skills needed to devise your own combination of bondage ties, including harnesses.

This class is based on a basic understanding of safety and any single-column and two-column bondage ties. There will be info specifically for the person being tied to be an active and proactive participant in the bondage fun.  Please bring an open mind, and be ready to explore and have fun. Each participant is encouraged to tie and be tied during the exercises.

If you have taken “Learning the Ropes”, “Bedroom Bondage Basics”, or “Rope Bondage 101”, you are ready for the next step! Never picked up rope before? This is a good class to get a taste of the basics and have homework aplenty to work on later.

Suggested rope to bring: Two pieces of 12’-18’ lengths and two pieces of 25’-30’ lengths in a diameter between 5mm and 8mm. (There will be a limited amount of rope available for loan.)

Cost at the door: $40.
Questions may be directed to: education@thefspc.org

About the Educator:

Jim Duvall is a sexuality activist who teaches on a variety of topics from erotic photography to rope bondage all over North America. He is a founder of the Center for Sex Positive Culture (CSPC) and the Seattle Erotic Art Festival. He is a past President and Board member of the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom and CSPC, and a current Board member and past Board President for the Foundation for Sex Positive Culture.

Mr. Duvall began his career as an erotic photographer in the early days of the World Wide Web when he started janesguide.com with his former partner. He provided content for many online endeavors including bondage.com.  His art has been shown at the Seattle Erotic Art Festival and many other art festivals around North America. He helped start The Betty Pages, an LGBT magazine, and was a writer and photographer for the magazine for 5 years. Currently, he works as a fine art photographer and practices hypnotherapy in Seattle WA.


This event is presented by the Foundation for Sex Positive Culture. Please go to TheFSPC.org for more information.


Center for Sex Positive Culture Main Space

1602 15th Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119

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