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The making of books, the teaching of bookbinding and the association with other bookbinders and book artists has become the focus and passion of my life. Bookbinding has many aspects and we debate a lot about the precise definitions of various aspects but, working with our hands within this discipline, challenging our skills and creativity is intriguing, frustrating and exciting.
Sydney Bookbinding

Introduction to Bookbinding classes starting second term 2014

Introduction to Bookbinding classes due to start on Saturday 10th May.
Join us in our air conditioned bindery and learn how to make 3 different books over an 8
week period. These books are great as notebooks, journals or artists books.
They make very special gifts.
The bindery is beside Amazing Paper so, not only do we have a huge range of cloths to use but delicious decorative papers and card to use in your books – you will be supplied with a tempting choice of materials and papers.
Your price includes the use of materials.
While you are a student you can make arrangements with Rosemarie to use the bindery between classes.
There is ample parking where we are on a Saturday and a couple of cafes near by forestorative coffee/tea and lunch afterwards.
Classes held on Saturday mornings – 10.00am to 12.30pm.
Book for one or all 3 and receive a 5% discount.
Price for all 3 workshops is $320.00 less your 15% discount = $304.00
Any further enquiries please email me – rosemarie@sydneybookbinding.com
Find me on facebook – www.facebook.com/bookbindingsydney
Oriental side stitched blank journal
In lesson 1 (10th May) you will make this attractive blank journal choosing form a range of decorative papers for the endpapers and different cards to form the covers.
Great for a quick gift for someone or binding your or your children’s drawings/poems.
Book for project 1 – $40.00
Stitched hard cover blank book
This project takes 4 weeks (starts 17th May to 7th June). You will deckle cut the pages in cartridge paper, fold and securely stitch ontotapes. Add headbands, beautiful decorative endpapers then create a hard cover with a bit more of the decorative paper on the front.
Too good to give this one away so go home and make another.
Book for project 2 – $160
Rebound paperback
Many of us have favourite paperbacks, especially cookbooks,  that fall apart. Here, over 3 lesson(starting  14th June to 28th June). You will restore and rebind your book into a semi flexible covers using the original covers to complete.
Ready for reading and use again.
A great gift also as everyone seems to have such a book requiring attention.
Book for project 3 – $120.00


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Sydney Bookbinding
Sydney Bookbinding