Autumn Book-binding Workshops

Bookbinding Workshops 2017

During an exhibition
by the
Square Pegs
Sept. 4th-9th
in the studio gallery
Oriel Cric, Crickhowell

I will be running a special workshop:

Coptic Binding
Saturday September 9th  10.30-4pm 
Oriel Cric, Crickhowell
Make a coptic bound book with hard covers and a decorative stitched open spine, suitable for use as a sketchbook, notebook, diary or journal. All materials and tools provided.

Booking : Oriel Cric 01873 811970

Open Spine Binding

18th October at The Ceridwen Centre, Drefach Felindre.
Create a beautiful A5 (portrait format) book with hardback covers and a decorative stitched spine. 

Bind your book with a choice of papers and stitch the open spine with a combination of coloured tapes and threads. This workshop is recommended for bookbinders with a little experience.
All materials required are included in the course fee. A spacious work area is allocated to each student along with their own set of tools to use while they’re here. A plentiful supply of tea, coffee and afternoon cake is provided.

Booking online at

Tunnel Books

Saturday 25th November  10-3.30pm
Preseli Community Learning Centre,Ysgol y Preseli, Crymych, SA41 3QH
A magical, miniature world inside a tunnel.
This workshop re-cycles pictures from magazines to create an intriguing tunnel book. Let your imagination run wild as you combine pictures to create unlikely scenes using found images.
Concertina folds of paper support collaged scenes to create a miniature theatre. Viewed through a single window an imaginary 3 dimensional landscape is revealed.


Introduction to Bookbinding
a 5 week evening class commencing Wed 31-1-2018
Preseli Community Learning Centre,Ysgol y Preseli, Crymych, SA41 3QH
Wk 1: Concertina books.
Wk 2: Star books
Wk 3: Pamphlets, tacket binding and long stitch.
Wk 4 & Wk 5:Simple hardback sketch book with book cloth cover

Booking Ysgol y Preseli Telephone: 01437 770180

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