This six-hour workshop will introduce you to the basics of bookbinding, including appropriate materials and tools needed to make your own notebooks, journals, or albums. Book structures taught will include a sewn double-pamphlet journal, cloth wrapped hardcover accordion fold book, and other single-sheet folded book structures. Additionally, you will learn the tools needed in a basic bookbinding tool kit, receive a detailed list of bookmaking resources, get a tour of the bindery and will consider some basic concepts for designing book content and structures to suit your individual needs. By the end of the course, you will have a strong foundation in the basics of the folded book structure which will form a strong foundation for furthering your bookbinding skills.
Level: Beginner – no previous experience necessary
Registration closes January 12, 2023. Material fees are included with your registration, though a list of additional items needed to be gathered/purchased will be sent with your confirmation.
Sampler image by Aubrey Dunn