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An introduction to Bookbinding; Create your own notebook

An introduction to Bookbinding; Create your own notebook

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In this practical one day workshop you will be introduced to the fundamentals of bookbinding, using traditional skills and techniques to create your own bespoke hard backed book to take home with you and the skills to make more at home.
You will be taught how to use a range of traditional tools and materials, shown how to prepare pages before stitching them. You will then cut boards and choose a covering of bookbinding cloth, decorative papers or up-cycled materials to create a beautiful hard cover for your book. Ideal for notes, sketches, journal or recipes.
Suitable for complete beginners. All tools and materials will be provided.

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Mylyn McColl at Leaping Squirrel
Lead Tin 36 Webb's Road
Greater London
SW11 6SF
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  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Public transport
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Tutor can travel

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10.30 - 4.30

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