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November 2017

Boxmaking: Lidded Boxes

November 25
Learn Bookbinding, 11a Boutport Street
Barnstaple, Devon EX31 1RW United Kingdom
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£55.00

A one day workshop providing a great introduction to box-making. Suitable for both beginners and those with prior box-making experience. Learn to make a high quality boxes with close fitting with pull off lids – for almost any purpose imaginable; storage and archiving, gift and keepsake boxes. Once you start making boxes, I guarantee, you won’t want to stop! You will learn the carcase-build method of construction. In this workshop you will make a solid, fine quality box, from two-ply…

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December 2017

Introduction to Bookbinding

December 2
Learn Bookbinding, 11a Boutport Street
Barnstaple, Devon EX31 1RW United Kingdom
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£55.00
Learn Bookbinding Workshop

This is Learn Bookbinding’s most popular course. Introduction to Bookbinding. You will learn traditional multi-signature binding, suitable for complete beginners. You will take home at least one beautiful hard-backed half-cloth book that you have made yourself, from start to finish. All tools and materials are provided for the day. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. This workshop is not suitable for children, minimum age 13. This Workshop will be held at my studio situated in Boutport Street in the centre…

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Leather Midori Style Traveller’s Notebook

December 9
Learn Bookbinding, 11a Boutport Street
Barnstaple, Devon EX31 1RW United Kingdom
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£70.00

In recent years Midori Traveller’s Notebooks have reached a cult status among the analogue notekeepers, bullet journalers and stationary lovers of this world and its not hard to understand why. Of all the books I make, my traveller’s journal is my favourite. It is the perfect balance of form and function. In this one-day, no-glue workshop you will make your own full-size traveller’s notebook with a robust, thick, quality pull-up leather cover in a colour of your choosing and a…

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Novelty Cake Books

December 16
Learn Bookbinding, 11a Boutport Street
Barnstaple, Devon EX31 1RW United Kingdom
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£55.00

We think these would make fabulous Christmas presents for recipe collectors, Great British Bake Off fans or anyone who loves a bit of cake.. and lets face it, who doesn’t? A creative variation of a chunky hollow-back book in the shape of a slice of your favourite cake. The book-block can be made up of different coloured pages for cake and cream fillings and you can decorate your ‘cake’ with selection of beads, embellishments and paper-clay piping. Great fun books,…

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January 2018

Introduction to Bookbinding

January 13, 2018
Learn Bookbinding, 11a Boutport Street
Barnstaple, Devon EX31 1RW United Kingdom
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£55.00
Learn Bookbinding Workshop

This is Learn Bookbinding’s most popular course. Introduction to Bookbinding. You will learn traditional multi-signature binding, suitable for complete beginners. You will take home at least one beautiful hard-backed half-cloth book that you have made yourself, from start to finish. All tools and materials are provided for the day. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. This workshop is not suitable for children, minimum age 13. This Workshop will be held at my studio situated in Boutport Street in the centre…

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Make Your Own Bookcloth

January 20, 2018
Learn Bookbinding, 11a Boutport Street
Barnstaple, Devon EX31 1RW United Kingdom
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£45.00

Make Your own Bookcloth: This workshop is a perfect complement to any of my other bookbinding courses. Making your own bookcloth takes you beyond the limits of the plain solid colours of standard bookcloth. Half a day of making your own mull, paper-backed bookcloth and buckram for use on your own bookbinding projects. All tools and materials are provided, though you can bring your own fabric if you have something specific you would like to use (light/medium weight fabrics with…

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Make Your Own Luxury Harris Tweed Journal

January 27, 2018
Learn Bookbinding, 11a Boutport Street
Barnstaple, Devon EX31 1RW United Kingdom
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£70.00

Spend a day making a this sublime A5 journal. It is quarter-bound in a selection of genuine Harris Tweeds and features a natural history engraving of your choice. This is a book to treasure, with 400 pages of buttery smooth, quality paper, silk headband, velvet bookmarker and metal corners. You will use a sewing frame and a lying press to make a traditional hollow back book. The signatures are sewn onto tapes and the book-block is rounded; the book has…

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February 2018

Introduction to Bookbinding

February 3, 2018
Learn Bookbinding, 11a Boutport Street
Barnstaple, Devon EX31 1RW United Kingdom
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£55.00
Learn Bookbinding Workshop

This is Learn Bookbinding’s most popular course. Introduction to Bookbinding. You will learn traditional multi-signature binding, suitable for complete beginners. You will take home at least one beautiful hard-backed half-cloth book that you have made yourself, from start to finish. All tools and materials are provided for the day. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided. This workshop is not suitable for children, minimum age 13. This Workshop will be held at my studio situated in Boutport Street in the centre…

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