Book repair, illumination and historical manuscripts courses, craft kits and handcrafted gifts

In-person
Antiquarian book repair day
Somerset - Next course on 3rd July 2022
Antiquarian book repair day
(2)
£180
Immerse yourself in a day of creative work, learn valuable book repair skills. This is an opportunity to acquire the skills to transform your bookshelves and learn a few useful...
In-person
Bookbinding in Russia Leather: Make a notebook using leather from a 1786 shipwreck!
Somerset - Next course on 3rd July 2022
Bookbinding in Russia Leather: Make a notebook using leather from a 1786 shipwreck!
£250
Immerse yourself in a day of creative work and create a unique personalised pocket notebook. In this workshop we will work with 'Russia Leather'; a material that has been salvaged...
In-person
Modern Calligraphy Workshop in the Lake District
Cumbria - Next course on 7th September 2022
Modern Calligraphy Workshop in the Lake District
£75
In this workshop you will learn the basics of how to use a pointed nib, learn about different paper and inks (and their pitfalls!) then progress onto writing letters. You...
Online on-demand
Book repair - cloth bindings
Book repair - cloth bindings
£70
Following on from my make a book course, this is an opportunity to explore the repair of old books. BUT please only work on a book of little or no...
Live online
Bookbinding tuition with professional Mylyn McColl
- Next course on 3rd July 2022
Bookbinding tuition with professional Mylyn McColl
£54
I’m running 1:1 or small group online tutorials sharing skills in creating, single section, multi section and Coptic bindings, slipcases and boxes, Japanese stab binding, fabric covers, recycled materials and...
In-person
Bookbinding - Optional Focus on Case Binding
Somerset - Next course on 21st August 2022
Bookbinding - Optional Focus on Case Binding
£815
On this general bookbinding course participants may pursue their own rebinding or repair projects at their own pace under the guidance of our expert tutor, rather than following a particular...
In-person
Bookbinding - Optional Focus on Library Style Binding
Somerset - Next course on 14th November 2022
Bookbinding - Optional Focus on Library Style Binding
£815
The light and airy studio at Dillington has all the tools and equipment needed for binding books in the traditional manner.  On this general bookbinding course participants may pursue their...

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