This practical, hands-on course will teach you the basics of bookbinding and box making, from simple sewing techniques to making a hand-bound journal.
Most materials will be supplied and a fun program has been devised so that you can continue working on your project at home.
Continuing students can work on their own projects or build up their skills.
* Recognition of appropriate materials
* Use and characteristics of adhesives
* Tools and their use
* Bookcraft - box construction, cutting frames and mounting exercises
* Bookbinding - simple quarter binding - single & multi-section case binding - various securing techniques as applied to binding.
|Price||$435.00 (GST included)|
|Start date||Thursday, 19 October 2017|
|Finish date||Thursday, 07 December 2017|
|Sessions||8 sessions of 3 hours|
|Time||6.00pm - 9.00pm|
|Status||3 places are available.|
No pre-requisite skills are necessary, however manual dexterity is advantageous.
"I learnt more than I expected to. My eyes were opened to new possibilities. I did find it incredibly difficult! But help was at hand."Linda
"Very worthwhile skill to learn. The teacher's knowledge encourages further interest in developing bookbinding and box making skills." Jan
"The course was engaging and informative, I looked forward to coming each week. Thanks Erica!" Kate
"Just so skilled in teaching watchful & constructive."
Address: 37 Constitution Avenue, Reid