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January 2018

Make Your Own Luxury Harris Tweed Journal

January 27
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
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 Traditional Artist’s Portfolio

February 10
Learn Bookbinding, 11a Boutport Street
Barnstaple, Devon EX31 1RW United Kingdom
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£65.00

Traditional Artist's Portfolios. Timeless and stylish, the cachet portfolio is how artists have been storing and transporting their work for centuries. Perfect for drawings, paintings, photographs and prints; make a portfolio that is as beautiful as its contents. This design classic has robust, hard covers, 3 internal flaps and ribbon ties. Choose from a selection of beautiful cover papers, ribbon and bookcloth to create a unique portfolio that is far too cool for art school! You will make one portfolio…

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Make Your Own Paste Papers

February 17
Learn Bookbinding, 11a Boutport Street
Barnstaple, Devon EX31 1RW United Kingdom
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£45.00

Make your own Paste Papers. This workshop is a perfect complement to any of my other bookbinding courses. Hand decorated paste papers have been used for endpapers and cover sidings since the 16th century. These beautifully patterned papers are deceptively simple to create and very addictive! Make up paste in the colours of your choice and decorate papers using a number of techniques; using combs, your fingers or printing, ready to use on your future book and box projects. Spend…

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Make Your Own Slip Cases

February 24
Learn Bookbinding, 11a Boutport Street
Barnstaple, Devon EX31 1RW United Kingdom
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£55.00

Slip cases are not simply for protection, beautiful books are even more irresistible in a slip case. Whether you want cocoon a single book or bring together a set in one box, learning to make slip cases is another very useful feather in your bookbinding cap. Bring along a cherished book or set of books and custom make a perfectly fitting, lined slip case complete with ribbon pull. You will make one slip case to fit the book you bring.…

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March 2018

Introduction to Bookbinding

March 3
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 Photograph Albums

March 10
Learn Bookbinding, 11a Boutport Street
Barnstaple, Devon EX31 1RW United Kingdom
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£65.00

This one-day workshop is the perfect introduction to stab bindings; the method of holding pages together that are punched or pierced by lacing with cords or using binding posts. This construction of books also lends itself perfectly to display pocket portfolios, scrap books and postcard albums. You will make a handsome photograph album, complete with page guards, interleaves and metal menu corners held together with metal binding posts and the front cover can feature your own photograph or illustration. All…

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Leather Midori Style Traveller’s Notebook

March 24
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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April 2018

Introduction to Bookbinding

April 7
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 Luxury Harris Tweed Journal

April 28
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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May 2018

Introduction to Bookbinding

May 5
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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