Workshop – Case binding with decorative stitching

Learn to make a case bound book with decorative stitching.

Saturday 21 July 2018,  9.00am – 5.00pm, in the Hall, Hughes Community Centre

Cost $110 ($70 for Guild members)

 

To book a place, please register at  [email protected]

Skill level: Beginners and others welcome

Be guided through techniques to create a case bound book that opens flat with decorative stitching on the spine. You will be taught to use a variety of tools and the basics of contemporary fine binding. What you will learn can be applied to many binding styles for artist books and contemporary fine bindings.

Materials will be supplied.

A list of what to bring will be provided following registration.

Drop-in Saturday 14 July

New in 2018
Drop-in Saturday 14 July
9.00 – 12.30, Room 3 Hughes Community Centre, Hughes, ACT.
Come along, be with other binders and share and learn together. Need assistance with your bookbinding project, there will be help on hand.
Try your hand at stitching headbands under the guidance of John Tonkin.
 Paring machines will be set up ready to use.
Experience members including Joy and John Tonkin will be there to assist.
Only $5, towards hiring the room.
Everyone welcome.
Drop-in Saturday dates 2018
8 Sept
10 Nov

Colleen Curry Workshops – Full

Bookarts, Canberra and Andersen’s Bindery, Sydney are hosting workshops in 2018 by Coleen Curry from USA

 

Coleen Curry has exhibited internationally and her work is held in many private collections. She studied at the American Academy of Bookbinding (AAB) with Monique Lallier and graduated in 2009 with a diploma in fine binding.    Coleen has won international bookbinding prizes and her work has been exhibited around the globe.

 

Canberra Workshop

Articulated Leather Staple Binding –  5 days

Workshop in Canberra and Sydney

Leather Manipulation Techniques – 3 Days

Sydney Workshop

Staple Binding in Stone Veneer – 5 days

Date: April 2018

Register now:

 

2017 Conference notes – textblock

Conference notes – Textblock – $20AU

2017 Australian National Conference of Bookbinders conference notes $20AU a set plus postage.  

This edition full colour of 19 sections in sheets ready to bind, was produced as a record of the conference held in Canberra, ACT at the University of Canberra, 25th – 27th March 2017.

 The typeface is Cambria and Book Antiqua.

 To purchase a copy email admin[at]canberrabookbinders.org.au

Authors: David Lanning, Dominic Riley, Friedhelm Pohlman, John Mumford, Joy Tonkin, Magdalena Koziak-Podsiadlo, Michael Burke, Phil Day, Rosemarie Jeffers-Palmer, Stephen Byrne, Suzanne Schmollgruber, Terence Uren and Vicki Woolley.

 

Raised Bands – 2016 issues on website

The 6 issues of Raised Bands published in 2016 can now be downloaded from the Canberra Craft Bookbinders Guild website.  Click on the Newsletter tab from the home page, scroll down and the covers of the newsletter will come into view.

Or copy this link into your web browser.

http://www.canberrabookbinders.org.au/news/newsletters/

VickiW

Workshop – Concertinas and gelatine printing

A day exploring the endless possibilities of concertina books and gelatine printing.

Saturday 11 November 2017,  9.00am – 5.00pm, in the Hall, Hughes Community Centre

Please register interest  [email protected]

Cost $110 ($70 for Guild members)

Skill level: Beginners

Participants will be guided through a number of techniques to create concertina books:

  • Making a gelatine printing plate
  • Printing processes with a gelatine plate
  • Combining prints into a concertina
  • Covering boards for concertina covers
  • Putting it all together to take home