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Level 2.02 - Der Gebrochener Rücken

$50.00 - $300.00 Sold out

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A variant of a 'Bradel' German Binding with a rounded back, made in Quarter Leather Cover.

Often described as the quintessential German binding structure, this binding is precise and adaptable to allow for the use of different covering materials on the spine and boards.

Be introduced to making a book with a luxurious leather, complete with beautidul decorative marbled paper. This course provides you with all the techniques needed for refining and practicing these skills.

Over one intensive day you will learn how to make:
i) A German Hardbound book, covered with a leather spine, with marbled papers.

• Sew sections onto tapes to make a book block
• Round and back your book block
• Be introduced to leather paring, then covering your book with leather in quarter bound style (with corners) and casing in.
• Create raised bands
• Experiment with Blind tooling and finishing techniques

Time: 9.30am - 4.30pm

All materials and tools are supplied at the Bindery, along with self-serve tea, coffee and biscuits. Lunch - toasted sandwiches can be pre-ordered.

Please note: This is a technical workshop: Only those who have completed Level 1 course or already have some experience of Bookbinding. If uncertain, please contact us to discuss on: hello@owlandlion.com

You must have completed our Bookbinding course for Beginners and Level 1 Courses.


Holding deposit confirms your place and are non-refundable. Should you change your mind, it is transferable within 12 months onto another course or in credit for materials and tools. You will receive an invoice for the rest of the amount owing 2 weeks before the commencement of class.

Workshop written and delivered by Isabelle McGowan © 2020 Isabelle McGowan. All rights reserved.