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Wild Binders Event - Online: How To Turn A Paperback Into A Hardbound Book - 9th April 2022

$50.00 - $150.00

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Welcome to our first event day for the Wild Binders! This is a day for relax specialised learning. If you are not part of our club, you are still able to join us for this class.

If you have admired all our beautiful gold finished leather books and would like to re-bind a library for yourself one day, then you must start from the beginning.

Take a favourite book, in paperback edition, join us for a step-by-step workshop to turn your paperback into a hardback in no time at all.

Using traditional bookbinding techniques to make a cover with specialty book cloth and marbled papers, you will learn to prepare your book for binding and measure and cut your boards to fit your book precisely.

Your book will look professional and be beautifully finished. Everyone is welcome to submit their book titles to me via email beforehand, so that I am able to block a label for your book in gold foil on leather.

Please have a paperback or a set of paperback if you think you are quick for the class.

This event precede one later in the year when we move onto covering a sewn book in quarter bound leather.

Date: 9th April 2022
Time: 6 - 9pm

Tools you will need:
Bone Folder
Ruler
Pencil
A paper cutting knife (straight-blade)
Board Cutter
Cutting mat
Magazines for waste paper

Materials in your Bookbinding Kit:
PVA
Book cloth
Decorated Papers
Book board

A full materials pack couriered out to you, free post (no tools except needles).
Closing date for booking for those requiring materials delivery in the Sydney Metro areas is 5 days before class commences.

This workshop booking is for one person only. Additional participants must book in individually, regardless of household arrangement or age.

This is a technical workshop, you must have taken at least one of our bookbinding workshop before or be part of the Wild Binders Club. 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.