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Complete bookbinding starter kit

Create beautiful books at home on your kitchen table

About the Course

Complete kit containing everything you’ll need to get you started in the absorbing & addictive craft of bookbinding.

All the tools and materials contained within the kit have been carefully selected by our professional bookbinder & tutor Mandy Flockton.

Mandy has 15 years experience with teaching bookbinding to complete beginners and knows just what you need to produce professional results on your kitchen table.

As well as the tools that will last you for many years, the kit contains all the sundries you need to create two beautiful hardbound A5 books.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Step By Step Instructions Downloadable in PDF Format
A4 Double-Sided Self Heal Cutting Mat
Quality Cork-Backed Stainless Steel 30cm Ruler
15mm Anodised Aluminium Cutting Guide
Heavy Duty 18mm Snap-Off Blade Knife
Quality Scissors
Quality Piercing Awl
No. 18 Bookbinding Needle
1oz Block Pure Beeswax
Genuine Bone Folder
Automatic Pencil
100ml Quality PVA
1” Round Paste Brush (Large)
0.25” Paste Brush (Small)
2 Sheets 2mm Greyboard – 325mm x 225mm
50 Sheets 100gsm Smooth White Cartridge Paper
Cotton Rag Heavyweight End Papers x 4
Quality Designer Patterned Paper x 4
Paperbacked Bookcloth x 2
3mm Grosgrain Ribbon x 2
Headband Pieces x 2
Protective Plastic Sheets x 4
Masking Tape
Extra Large Bulldog Clip
No. 8 Cotton Thread 25m
Cotton Bookbinding Tape 12mm x 5m
Bookbinding Mull Pieces x 2
Disposable Cloths x 2

What you will need

My kit contains everything you need to start making beautiful books - no extra tools, equipment are necessary - You just need some space on a kitchen table!


Mandy Flockton at Learn Bookbinding
The Old Coach House
11a Boutport Street
EX31 1RW
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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Hearing impaired
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users

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