workshops

The workshops run on an “on demand” basis so there is flexibility with dates. If you are interested in attending a workshop please send me an email to discuss your requirements.

Half-day book making

Half-day workshop. Make a flat-back book with a 3/4 style binding with cloth spine and corners. You will learn how to make the cover for either an A5 or 20cm square high-quality cartridge paper sketchbook and be shown how to case in the block. The cover can be personalised in a variety of ways, including the addition of collage.

£40 per person, including all materials

Dates: Please contact me to discuss a convenient date.

Full-day bookbinding

Full-day workshop. Make a stunning A5 or 20cm square flat-backed book perfect for filling with sketches or notes. Using quality cartridge paper you will be introduced to bookbinding techniques including folding paper, stitching to join the individual signatures, accurate trimming to form the block, cutting and covering boards, adding endpapers and casing-in your block.

£80 per person, including all materials

Dates: Please contact me to discuss a convenient date.

Two-day bookbinding

Two-day workshop. Make your own stunning A5 or 20cm square flat-backed book perfect for filling with sketches or notes. Using quality cartridge paper you will be introduced to bookbinding techniques including how to manage and fold paper, stitching to join the individual signatures, accurate trimming to form the block, cutting and covering boards and adding endpapers. You will be shown how to case in the book block and have the opportunity to personalise the cover. Finally, you will make a beautiful slipcase to safely store your sketchbook or use the remaining time to learn how to make an exposed stitch binding.

£160 per person, including all materials

Dates: Please contact me to discuss a convenient date.