Live online course

Learn how to make a hardcover notebook

Learn how to make a hardcover notebook


In this online hands-on workshop, you will learn how to make a single section hand-bound book with hard covers and find out about basic bookbinding techniques, including folding, making endpapers, sewing, covering and casing in.

We will go through all the different tools and materials we will be using as well as the importance of the paper used. You will leave with your own finished book and a handout with instructions to enable you to work on your own projects.

*The postage included in the fee is for UK shipping. International participants are also welcomed, please email us and we will quote shipping costs for your area.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

MATERIALS: We Make Books will prepare all bookmaking materials for this workshop and will post them to each registered participant prior the workshop date.

Please provide us with your mailing address so we know where to send the materials kits.

* (To make sure these arrive on time, registration will end 7 days before the start date)

What you will need

TOOLS: Participants need to provide their own:

Pencil/ Eraser/ Ruler/ Kraft knife/ Cutting mat

The workshop will be hosted via Zoom, which you need to download if you haven’t already! A link for the class will be sent on the day before the workshop and again prior to the start time – if you don’t receive an email in your inbox please check your junk folders –


Lina at We Make Books

This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Christmas
  • Fathers Day
  • Limited mobility
  • Mothers Day
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users






3 hours (2:00pm to 5:00pm)

See available dates Buy as a gift voucher

Leave a review


Please note that email addresses added here are not published. Contact information will not be shared or used for marketing unless you opt to receive our monthly newsletter about UK creative courses. You will be notified by email within two weeks if the course provider responds to your review.

Have you done this course?