Tuesday, 6 February 2024
10:00am – 4:30pm
Alexander Centre Faversham ME13 8NZ
Making Pamphlet and Double Section Books is a great introduction to bookbinding for beginners.
You will learn beginning bookbinding techniques. We will look the importance of paper grain and how to fold, sew, and cover your books to create useful and beautiful books using basic tools. Your day of making includes all materials, including paper, board, various decorative papers, bookcloth, linen thread and adhesive to make your own uniquely designed books. Tools are provided for use on the day.
What you’ll make:
A variety of folded books, simple sewn books, including a pamphlet and a Dos à Dos, and finishing the day with a hard cover 48 page notebook. Each folded and sewn small book is designed to increase confidence in the basic bookbinding skills used in making the final hard cover book.
Covering material papers will vary. The images included here represent the book style only.
All day bookbinding class in Faversham
Coffee, tea and biscuits are included
Limited to 8 places
In the workshop you will learn about:
The selection of materials
Some common bookbinding tools and how to use them safely
Classes are taught through practical demonstrations and supported hands on work. Image is to demonstrate the style of book only. Papers and materials will vary.