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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: 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!
Green Zines - kids creative workshop in Northumberland
Green Zines - kids creative workshop in Northumberland
Northumberland - Next course on 28th August 2019
£6
Join us at The Sill to make your very own Green Zine. Work with illustrator Clare Armstrong to create your Green Zine. It's your environmental story pledge in a lovely personal magazine. Accompanying adults go free.
Book binding workshop - we come to you!
Book binding workshop - we come to you!
Gloucestershire
£10
Are you a member of a craft group? Would you enjoy a 2 hour book binding workshop? We can bring our workshop to you. Learn how to stitch, bind and cover your own hand bound hardback - using the same technique we use on all our hand bound print books. We can travel throughout Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Worcestershire. All you need is roughly 6 - 16 people and enough tables and chairs for everyone. We bring all equipment and materials with us. We describe this workshop as suitable for...
Create a concertina note/sketch book with Diane Armstrong
Bronze AWARD
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Create a concertina note/sketch book with Diane Armstrong
Lancashire - Next course on 4th September 2019
£18
Diane Armstrong - Concertina Folded Book This rectangular book will be a good introduction to making folded books. The concertina fold being the most common, we will make separate covers for the front and back. We will learn 2 different ways of folding to achieve an accurate finish. Get in touch for more details and for bookings.
Create a stitch bound pamphlet/note book with Diane Armstrong
Bronze AWARD
Create a stitch bound pamphlet/note book with Diane Armstrong
Lancashire - Next course on 4th September 2019
£18
Diane Armstrong - Pamphlet stitch bound book A great value workshop. Learn how to make these pamphlets, an incredibly useful skill to have. One which you can turn into making your own sketch/project books with your own cover style. If you are a writer you could print your work and make your own collection of poems or short stories. The potential is endless. Pamphlet stitch binding is one of the essential building blocks of bookbinding. This hand sewn stitch binds together the pages with the cover along the center-fold. It...
Japanese side sewn bookbinding
Japanese side sewn bookbinding
Swansea
£20
In this workshop we are going to explore two examples of the Japanese side sewn bookbinding technique, the basic four hole binding and the more elaborate tortoiseshell binding. The side sewn bookbinding technique is using single sheets rather than folded sheets and is perfect for creating books out of your (or your children's) artwork, travel journal, or to create sketchbooks. You'll also get the option to add pretty buttons and/or beads to the binding and are going to learn how to make your own templates for the sewing stations. This...
Leather journals
Bronze AWARD
Leather journals
Cardiff - Next course on 20th September 2019
£25
These stylish books allow for a variety of inserts depending on your note taking/travel journaling needs. They also make a great gift for those friends who are impossible to buy for ;-) You will use real leather to create the cover (leatherette is also available if you’d prefer). There will be a wide selection of inner diaries, sketch, lined, grid paper and business card & document wallets for you to choose from. The design is fully up to your needs but options include – letter stamping, decorative beads, charms &...
Embossed pewter notebook  - a short workshop for absolute beginners
Bronze AWARD
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Embossed pewter notebook - a short workshop for absolute beginners
Birmingham - Next course on 21st August 2019
£35
Learn a new craft with a group of absolute beginners. Learn the art of embossing on pewter to produce a stunning cover for a notebook and a pen in this lustrous metal. You will be taught the basics of hand embossing on sheet pewter, as well as how to give it an aged look. You can enhance designs with coloured inks or embellish it with jewels. I will guide you through the process from the piece of pewter to the final polished work .There is no drawing experience necessary as...
Collage illustration workshop
Collage illustration workshop
Bristol - Next course on 11th October 2019
£35
Learn how to create your own illustration using Emmeline's signature style and techniques including collage. Join us in the relaxing surroundings of The Garden Room, Holy Trinity Church Nailsea for this collage workshop run by Designer Emmeline Simpson. Please contact me to enquire about the timings of these workshops and to book your place. Emmeline has built a business from her cityscape illustrations which are transferred onto gift-wares such as placemats, coasters and tea towels and sold in retailers, such as Bristol Guild, Pod and Bristol city museum. Emmeline's work...
Japanese style stab binding, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Silver AWARD
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Japanese style stab binding, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Shropshire - Next course on 5th October 2019
£36
Try your hand at the art of Japanese stab binding. Based at Radbrook Green Community Centre, Shrewsbury, classes are small and friendly with a maximum of 6 people. Suitable for complete beginners as well as those with some bookbinding knowledge, this is an introductory workshop to the lovely style of Japanese Stab Binding, in which you will create a unique hardback notebook, from scratch, with your choice of bookcloth and patterned paper. In addition to making a notebook you will have the chance to practice several different sewing patterns, which...
Personalised journal, scrapbooking and bookbinding workshop
Personalised journal, scrapbooking and bookbinding workshop
Surrey
£45
3 in 1 class. Mixed media, bookbinding and scrapbooking workshop. Make your own personalised journal or create a lovely unique gift. During this 4 hour class you will learn how to make a gorgeous personalised journal from scratch. - quick and easy bookbinding method; - how to make a cover with a personalised title; - we will play with different mixed media techniques to create a lovely title page I will guide you through this satisfying process so you take home a completed journal. During the class we will be...

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