Miniature Leather Book, matching Slipcase and Onlays - 15th, 22nd, 29th October (6.30 - 9.15pm)
$130.00 - $480.00
How can you resist this perfect combination of a Miniature Leather Bound Book with its own matching slipcase.
Course 1 - Make a miniature Leather case-bound book, with no fuss and best of all no paring! Learn traditional bookbinding techniques, cut, measure, cover, sew and case.
Course 2- Introduction to Onlays, paring required, but not as you know it! This is a simplified paring technique with effective results.
Course 3 - Learn to measure your book to make a perfectly fitted, fully lined slipcase.
These courses are designed for you to bind a book in full leather, learn to measure and make a perfectly fitting slipcase and practice some decorative techniques with leather.
Follow along with Isabelle's step-by-step instructions, while being able to ask questions and participate in discussions along the way.
This class is also perfect for those needing a refresher to Level 1 and Level 2.
Date: Choose a Course or take all three
Friday evenings on:
15th October - Make a leather bound book
22nd October - Practice Onlays
29th October - Make a slipcase
Materials you need:
20 sheets A4 paper folded down to A7
Fine goatskin leather piece A5
A2 sheet marble or other decorative papers for end paper and lining
Waste paper for gluing
Tools you will need:
Awl ( handy)
Scalpel and at least 5 x blades (absolutely necessary)
Closing date for booking for those requiring materials delivery in the Sydney Metro areas is 4 days before class commences.
Tool and Materials options
A full materials pack couriered out to you, free post (no tools except needles).
Select individual Premium tools or standard tool for purchase as necessary.
Should you choose to gather your own tools and materials, please ensure that all tools and materials are on hand within easy reach during the workshop. You will be expected to have everything on the list, or improvised at your own responsibility.
This is a technical workshop. The workshop requires a certain level of capability and confidence in using sharp instruments and being able to follow verbal instructions is expected.
No refunds for Online workshops once commenced. A Zoom link shall be sent out to you a few days before. We shall start gathering students 10 minutes before the workshop. Lateness shall not be accommodated.
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