Bookbinding with Carole King

Casebound Sketchbook

February 17th at Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen. Make an A5 casebound sketchbook with artists quality, acid free cartridge. In just one day Carole will teach you all the necessary techniques to create a beautiful volume of your own design. The functional hardback covers will be decorated with your own choice of hand-made or hand-printed paper before the spines are reinforced and bound with a matching cloth binding. Finishing touches include reinforced corners, place markers and endpapers.

All materials required to make your casebound sketchbook are included in the course fee. One day of professional bookmaking tuition. 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 cake is provided.

See more photos from one of our past casebound workshops here. Read reviews from our workshops here.


Coptic-Bound Book

March 30th at The Coach House, St Dogmaels. Make an A5 hardback book with artists quality, acid free cartridge. In just one day Carole will teach you all the necessary techniques to create a beautiful volume of your own design. The functional hardback covers will be decorated with a choice of hand-printed paper. This binding forms a decorative spine that enables the book to lie open flat on the table.

All materials required to make your coptic-bound book are included in the course fee. One day of professional bookmaking tuition. 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 cake is provided. Delicious lunches are available to purchase from The Coach House. Read reviews from all our workshops here.


Open Spine Binding

May 9th at Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen. 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. We’ll be using good quality, acid free cartridge and in just one day Carole will teach you all the necessary techniques to create a beautiful volume of your own design. This workshop is recommended for bookbinders with a little experience.

All materials required to make your open spine book are included in the course fee. One day of professional bookmaking tuition. 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. Read reviews from all our workshops here.


Coptic-Bound Keepsake Book

July 9th at Ceridwen, Drefach Felindre. A coptic-bound hardback book full of envelopes and pages in which to store all your secrets, family recipes, love-letters, locks of hair and memories etc. Make an A5 hardback book with artists quality, acid free cartridge. In just one day Carole will teach you all the necessary techniques to create a beautiful volume of your own design. The functional hardback covers will be decorated with a choice of hand-printed paper. This binding forms a decorative spine that enables the book to lie open flat on the table.

All materials required to make your coptic-bound book are included in the course fee. One day of professional bookmaking tuition. 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 cake is provided. Delicious lunches are available to purchase from Ceridwen. Read reviews from all our workshops here.


 

Square Sketchbook

October 18th at Ceridwen, Drefach Felindre. Make a square sketchbook with good quality, acid free cartridge. In just one day Carole will teach you all the necessary techniques to create a beautiful volume of your own design. The functional hardback covers will be decorated with your own choice of fabric and finished with a button and cord closure.

All materials required to make your sketchbook are included in the course fee. One day of professional bookmaking tuition. 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 cake is provided. Delicious lunches are available to purchase from Ceridwen. Read reviews from all our workshops here.