Want to try something new? Come along and discover the world of bookbinding at this fun, hands-on craft class in Portsmouth. Binding a text block and cover by hand is a joy. What makes bookbinding Moroccan is the addition of a genuine leather cover with embossing. This workshop will guide you through the step-by-step techniques of crafting your own Leather bound journal – completed with stamped and embossed covers along with either braid stitches and kraft papers. New to bookbinding? Don't worry, your friendly teacher will be there to support you every step of the way. All will leave this bookbinding workshop with their very own leather notebook and a newfound hobby! - Add-ons available for this class: 1) Hand-Bound Notebooks (£35) 2) Hand-Engreaved Brass Plates/Bowl (£35) You can add these when you book (optional). Knowledge required: Beginner-friendly! - What you'll get: A leather notebook of 128 Kraft pages: 9/12.5 cm. - Suitable for: This class is great for a team building activity, birthday, hen do or stag do. Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 10 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids. The adult may observe at the class for free. This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum or anniversary gift.

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All materials


2 hours

Cancellation policy

Non-refundable - Refunds are not available




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CRAFT DRAFT is a multidisciplinary educational craft studio offering Online and In-Person traditional Moroccan visual Arts & Crafts workshops, lectures, courses and team building activities to all age groups around the globe. CRAFT DRAFT Studios are based in both Fes, Morocco and Portsmouth, England

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Teenagers
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Suitable for beginners
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
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The Makers Guild, Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2AB