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Below are listed my workshops.                               2019-2020

Please contact the venue to book a place using the links below.

 

Make a Unique Notebook at Farnham Maltings. Tuesday 4th February 2020 10am - 1pm.

Learn how to make a book using a traditional bookbinding method with tape or ribbons to secure the pages. This style of bookbinding can incorporate a mixture of many paper types including envelopes, watercolour, graph, gift and tracing papers. All materials provided, no experience needed and no specialist equipment needed so you can continue to make your own books at home after the course.  For ages 18+.

I just wanted to say, thank you, this workshop exceeded my expectations. I have never been very good with a needle and thread however with Angela's expert guidance within a short time I had succeeded in making a simple pamphlet stitch book and this gave me great confidence to take on two further books which were more complex. In all I made three books, had a thoroughly enjoyable day and I am now looking forward to making more. I would not hesitate to recommend this course.Kind regards,George

Hand Sewn Book Making at East Meon Sustainability Centre.

Saturday February 22nd 2020 10am - 4pm.

Learn how to make two different books using  traditional book binding techniques with new and recycled materials, which could include old envelopes, old wrapping paper and cardboard from cereal packets. A unique personal book for yourself or a gift.

Contact : Suz Lambert on 01730823166 or www.sustainability-centre.org

Book Making at Weald & Downland Museum, Singleton, West Sussex. 

Sunday April 5th 2020 9.30-3.30pm.

How to make three different non-adhesive books will be demonstrated; a pamphlet booklet, a long stitched book and a multi section case bound type book with soft covers. These styles of bindings allows for the use of a variety of paper weights including graph paper, tracing paper and envelopes and paper with opposing grains. You will be taught how to mark, pierce and stitch using various cotton thread and tapes or ribbons. The covers will be made from colourful handmade paper and using tape or ribbon as a decorative form of securing the book. Because there is no or little adhesive used in the spine the pages move freely within the book. Once these skills have been mastered this structure has many applications, they can be made any size and in a range of materials to form your own unique sketchbook, journal or notebook

Contact : Lucy Hockley at Lucyhockley@wealddown.co.uk

Hand Sewn Book Making at East Meon Sustainability Centre.

Saturday 21st November 2020 10am - 4pm.

Learn how to make books using  traditional book binding techniques with new and recycled materials, which could include old envelopes, old wrapping paper and cardboard from cereal packets. Create a unique personal book for yourself or a gift.

Contact : Suz Lambert on 01730823166 or www.sustainability-centre.org