Bookbinding: I day course at Preseli, Crymych on 27th February 2016

Bookmaking Workshop

Make a complete book with hard covers and a stitched and covered spine, suitable for use as a sketchbook, notebook, diary or journal. Learn techniques for including storage pockets or envelopes, place markers and retaining ribbons for closure.
During this one day workshop participants will complete an A5 size book (portrait format) filled with drawing quality cartridge paper.

Tools /Materials suggestion list

I will provide
pieces of thick greyboard for the covers
book cloth for the book spine
140gsm white acid free cartridge for the pages

Please will you bring:

Essential tools- scissors- I use a big pair for cutting paper and a small pair for fiddly bits
a metal ruler – both for measuring and as a cutting edge
darning size needle
a paintbrush suitable for glueing

If you have one
a craft knife / stanley knife
board to cut on
a bradawl with a point

you will need
wrapping papers for the book covers eg interesting paper bags, packaging, gift wrap, advertising flyers, pages from magazines..... etc

on Sat  on 27th February 2016
place: The Art Room, Preseli, Crymych
Time: 10-3pm

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