Category Archives: contemporary binding

Drop-in Sat 11 Nov

Embossing
9.00 – 12.30, Room 3 Hughes Community Centre, Hughes, ACT.
Be shown and assisted in the technique of creating either raised or recessed relief images and designs in paper

Come along be with other binders and share and learn together.

Need assistance with your bookbinding project, there will be help on hand.

 

Only $5, towards hiring the room.
Everyone welcome.
Drop-in Saturday dates 2019
  9 March
11 May
13 July
14 Sept
  9 Nov

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.

Type, tooling and titling. Be shown and assisted people in the use of the Guilds type and finishing tools.

Need assistance with your bookbinding project, there will be help on hand.

Paring machines will be set up ready for you to use.

Only $5, towards hiring the room.
Everyone welcome.
Drop-in Saturday dates 2018
8 Sept
10 Nov

Workshop – Case binding with decorative stitching

Waiting list

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.

Miniatures 10 March – 1 April

Canberra Craft Bookbinders’ Guild

presents

MINIATURES

The World of Small Books

 With special thanks to Stephen Byrne UK and Jim Brogan USA for allowing some of their collections to travel across the seas

Mezzanine Gallery, Civic Library

London Circuit, Canberra City

 Mon – Fri 10.00am – 5.30pm Sat: 10.00am 4.00pm

Code X: contemporary fine binding

Names, Words, Witch’s Symbols

9 February – 25 March 2017

CRAFT ACT: CRAFT AND DESIGN CENTRE

In association with 2017 Australian National Conference of Bookbinders

The best work of international bookbinders paired with the best work of Australia’s established bookbinders and ‘rising stars’ to change perceptions

about the craft of bookbinding and to demonstrate how traditional craft skills can be used to produce dynamic and vibrant contemporary works.