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


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