Coming up in 2018 with Coleen Curry from the USA

Articulated Leather Staple Binding – 5 days, Canberra

Leather Manipulation Techniques– 3 days, Canberra and Sydney

Staple Binding in Stone Veneer – 5 days, Sydney



The Guild hosts affordable public workshops on various bookbinding techniques. These workshops aim to present information clearly and simply to any level of experience, and costs are kept to a minimum to enhance accessibility.


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

Dyed Cloth, Relief Print Making & Bookbinding

Two Day Workshop: maximum  10 participants
When: 6 & 7 May 2017
Where: Strathnairn, Holt
Tutors: Vicki Woolley and Nicky Bazley-Smith

Morning and afternoon tea will be provided. Bring your own lunch.

2017 Australian National Conference of Bookbinders – Workshops