Bookbinding using leather and marbled paper, Frome - Somerset. Private Tuition

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Description

Immerse yourself in a day of creative work and learn valuable book repair skills. Learn how to hand stitch your own personalised book. Make use of our fabulous range coloured and textured papers designed to give your book a very stylish and also a wonderful tactile appeal. The day is split into three skills; paper craft and sewing and then leatherwork. We use decorative tooling and we have a good range of antique Victorian decorative tools to give your book a professional finish. I enjoy teaching and helping people to create unusual projects. Previous students have made travel diaries, family history books, whisky tasting notebooks, cookery notebooks and photo albums. I have a teaching qualification and in the past I have taught at Art Colleges, Schools, Museums and Festivals. This course is designed to be both accessible for beginners and engaging for intermediate abilities. This is an opportunity to work alongside a professional bookbinder as I will teach and support you through your project but also share with you conservation work that I am currently busy with. I enjoy teaching and helping people to create unusual projects. I have been working as a professional restoration bookbinder for 12 years and I have a post graduate qualification in Museum studies.

What's included in the price?

The studio is 10 mins walk by the river into the town centre. Its easy to get lunch from a cafe or marks and spencers. There are no specific days for tuition as my work affords me some flexibility on this so please email me and request your preferred date to attend. Here are the session times; Mon to Friday 9am to 4pm Sunday 10pm to 5pm

Duration

7 hours (flexible times to suit)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts

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stephen at Boundbooks

with Craft Courses since 2016

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Venue

The Welshmill, Park Hill Drive, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2LE

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Hearing impaired
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • UK Holiday
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Romantic
  • Weekends
  • Parking provided
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Tutor can travel
  • Father's Day
  • Public transport
  • Intermediate level
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Christmas
  • Mother's Day
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