Book binding and making courses, classes and workshops across the UK. Learn the centuries old craft of neatly binding pages into books using a variety of techniques. On bookbinding courses you will learn the methods of folding, cutting, stapling, and glueing for a professional finish. Advanced learners of book-binding and making may progress onto threading and using a variety of backing materials to cover the books. You may wish to learn how to illustrate or create picture books or books for children; look no further!
Use straightforward bookbinding and leather working skills to make two unique journals from upcycled leather. Great to record your latest masterpiece, or just to doodle. There will a maximum of three people and it is suitable for complete beginners.
Start by folding paper to make the sections for your book and then choose your cover from a range of upcycled leather. The paper sections are sewn into the leather with a distinctive 'Long-Stitch' which gives...
This is Learn Bookbinding’s most popular course.
You will learn traditional multi-signature binding, suitable for complete beginners. You will take home at least one beautiful hard-backed half-cloth book that you have made yourself, from start to finish.
Mandy Flockton has been teaching bookbinding for nearly 20 years - this experience coupled with her friendly teaching style enables anyone of any level to dive straight into this ancient & addictive craft!
Boundbooks in Frome, Somerset.
I have been restoring antiquarian books for archives and booksellers for 10 years.
I have a PGCE and a post grad in Arts and Heritage and I have taught at Art Colleges, Schools, Museums and Festivals.
If you would like to learn how to make a hand sewn leather bound book please join me on a Saturday, Sunday or Monday. I teach on these days every week.
The range of projects...
This is a fun and friendly workshop, suitable for complete beginners. Using upcycled leather we start by making a small (15 x 11cm) 96 page book with an elastic closure. This will introduce you to all the basic bookbinding and leather working techniques. In the afternoon make a larger 120 page journal with a wraparound leather cover which can be designed to take pens or pencils. This book could be closed using a leather tie...
Enjoy an afternoon of Bookbinding in a small friendly class at the Radbrook Green Community Centre, Shrewsbury.
This course is suitable for complete beginners and for those who have a little binding experience.
It offers an introduction to bookbinding terminology and techniques using traditional equipment.
You will create a unique flat-backed A5 blank notebook, completely from scratch, learning to create sections, endpapers and hand sew pages.
Cases will be created in a quarter bound style...
Generally this will always be on the 1st Thursday of the month, but do check as sometimes it may clash with other events which will mean we move the date to another Thursday.
If you've lived it, print it! There's nothing like being able to hold a memory in your hands. Scrapbooking combines, paper, ink, embellishments, memorabilia and other items bringing your story to life. Preserving those memories in a quality and style they deserve,...
Let me introduce you to the fabulous textile hardener that is Powertex. You will use this together with some fabric and embellishments to design and create a decorative cover for a journal/notebook. When your project is dry (after lunch) you will then learn how to add colour to your cover using a dry brushing technique. Once learnt, you will then be able to use the techniques for more projects.
The next date is Saturday 24th...
Paper cutting is THE craft of the moment! It is everywhere; shop displays, book covers and even crockery. It has a long and rich history all over the world, from Mexico to China, from Matisse to Rob Ryan. Join us for this 1-day workshop and master the basics of this highly rewarding, low cost craft.
Be inspired by Polish paper cuts, Haitian metal cut outs and wooden fret work; examples of these and more will...
Two week animation course in Nottingham.
This course is aimed at people wishing to be animators of the future.
It combines an introduction to the creative and technical aspects of 3D animation with information about today’s animation industry.
Following an introduction to the history of 3D animation you will be set a project to develop an animated character and accompanying narrative.
Your time will be split between working in the animation studio on your project,...
This is a specialist workshop for all levels of interest.
The Tutor for this workshop is internationally known expert Victoria Hall. Victoria has over 30 years experience and knowledge of her subject. She is a fantastic teacher who demonstrates a range of techniques in a sequential way to allow participants to build a stunning portfolio of quite amazing papers. Each participant leaves with the knowledge and skills to make more.
We have run this workshop...