ORPHEUS & EURYDICES - Sunday 20th May 2018

$150.00 Coming Soon


Tutor: Isabelle Ting McGowan
Date: Sunday 20th May 2018
Time: 9.30am – 4pm (with tea and lunch breaks)
Price: $150

Ideal for…
This course is NOT SUITABLE FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS - You must have completed our Bookbinding course for beginners or equivalent.

Course description
The case binding is a way of making books whereby the cover (the case) is made separately from the text block and then attached to it. This course teaches the rudiments of making books by hand and prepares you for working with leather. It will provide you with all the techniques needed for refining these skills.

Course content
You will be taught to use a variety of tools and materials and how to apply them to the construction of your book. By the end of this weekend, you will learn skills fundamental to hand bookbinding finishing with a leather bound book.

Learning outcome:
By the end of this course you should be able to:
• Making up endpapers
• Section sewing on tapes to make a book block
• Rounding your bookblock
• Be introduced to leather paring, then covering your book with leather and casing in

BOOK HERE: http://nswbookbinders.bigcartel.com/product/orpheus-eurydice-leather-case-binding