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Toad Binding! - ONLINE - 2nd October (9.30am - 12.30pm)

$140.00 - $170.00

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  • Image of Toad Binding! - ONLINE - 2nd October (9.30am - 12.30pm)
  • Image of Toad Binding! - ONLINE - 2nd October (9.30am - 12.30pm)
  • Image of Toad Binding! - ONLINE - 2nd October (9.30am - 12.30pm)
  • Image of Toad Binding! - ONLINE - 2nd October (9.30am - 12.30pm)

Take a walk on the wild side with this fun and resourceful class of wild bindings!
We will have a play with cane toad leather and bind it into beautiful book using a 'quick leather binding technique' developed by Isabelle.

You will learn how to make:
i) ONE beautiful book made in a variation of a Bradel style Bookbinding technique, in a square book format, using toad leather and beautiful book cloth.

Date: 2nd October 2021
Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Materials:
Materials can be included, or you can supply your own. If you are sourcing materials yourself, you can use what is suggested below for ease.
Materials received from us shall have all papers and leather cut to size, ready to go.

Tools you will need:
Needle
Bone Folder
Ruler
Pencil
Awl
A paper cutting knife (straight-blade)
Cutting mat

Materials you will need:
64 sheet A4 paper (at least 110gsm) short grain, folds down to A6
Thread
Glue stick or PVA (minimal)
Book cloth - at least A4 size
A piece of toad lather
Magazines for waste paper
Book Board 2.35mm at least A4 size

Closing date for booking for those requiring materials delivery in the Sydney Metro areas is 4 days before class commences.

Tool and Materials options
Options 1:
A full materials pack couriered out to you, free post (no tools except needles).

Option 2
Select individual Premium tools or standard tool for purchase as necessary.
https://www.owlandlion.com/product/tools-and-materials

Please note:
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.

Refunds:
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.

Workshop written and delivered by Isabelle Ting McGowan © 2018 Isabelle Ting McGowan. All rights reserved.