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Online Bookbinding Workshop [Includes Materials Kit], We Make Books

  • London
  • crafts, combined arts, dance, film, interdisciplinary arts, libraries, literature, museums, photography, music, theatre, visual arts, bookbinding, book arts


Saturday 10th July 2021   
11am – 2pm
Hosted on Zoom


In this online hands-on workshop, you will learn how to make a single section hand-bound book with hard covers and find out about basic bookbinding techniques, including folding, making endpapers, sewing, covering and casing in. We will go through all the different tools and materials we will be using as well as the importance of the paper used. You will leave with your own finished book and a handout with instructions to enable you to work on your own projects.

MATERIALS: We Make Books will prepare all bookmaking materials for this workshop and will post them to each registered participant prior the workshop date. Please provide us with your mailing address so we know where to send the materials kits.* (To make sure these arrive on time, registration will end 7 days before the start date)

*The postage included in the fee is for UK shipping. International participants are also welcomed, please email us and we will quote shipping costs for your area.

TOOLS: Participants need to provide their own:

Pencil/ Eraser/ Ruler/ Kraft knife/ Cutting mat

The workshop will be hosted via Zoom, which you need to download if you haven’t already! A link for the class will be sent on the day before the workshop and again prior to the start time – if you don’t receive an email in your inbox please check your junk folders –

Fee: £49 [Includes materials kit]

Book your place here!

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