Bookbinding with Carole King

Coptic-Bound Keepsake Book

12th May at Oriel Myrddin. Make an A5 coptic bound hardback book full of envelopes in which to store all your secrets – family recipes, love-letters, locks of hair and special memories. 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.

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. We’ll break for an hour at lunchtime. We can head into town or you’re welcome to have brought lunch with you. A plentiful supply of tea, coffee and afternoon cake is provided.

Book Coptic

 

Casebound Sketchbooks

9th July at Cerdiwen, Drefach Felindre. Make an A5 casebound 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 paper before the spines are reinforced and bound with a matching cloth binding. Finishing touches include reinforced corners, place markers and fly-leaf.

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. Wholesome and delicious lunches can be enjoyed at Ceridwen. A plentiful supply of tea, coffee and afternoon cake is provided.

Book Casebound

 

 

Open Spine Binding

18th October 2017 (venue announced soon). Create a beautiful A5 book (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.

Book Open Spine

 

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