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Drop-in Sat 11 May

9.00 – 12.30, Room 3, Hughes Community Centre

Boxes

Boxes useful and beautiful. There is an element of surprise when you open a box. Hear many ah’s uttered on the discovery of what’s inside. 

Please bring along your boxes for the display and we will share our stories on constructing our boxes. I am looking for everyone to bring along a box. If you haven’t made a box then come along with a picture of what you would like to make.

Lets make it a mega display. 

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

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

Only $5, towards hiring the room.

Drop-in Saturday dates 2019

  • 11 May
  • 13 July
  • 14 Sept
  • 9 Nov

Place in Wagga Wagga

Place exhibition in Wagga Wagga then travelling to Grenfell Art Gallery (July), Orange Regional Gallery, Canberra Museum and Gallery and NERAM, Armidale.

Members with work in the exhibition: Caren Florance, Monica Oppen, Beverley Quenault, Terence Uren, Marama Warren and Vicki Woolley.

Drop-in Sat 9 March

Impressions in leather   9.00 – 12.30, Room 3 Hughes Community Centre, Hughes, ACT.   Be shown and assisted in the technique of creating impressions/embossing in leather.

Impressions in Kangaroo leather

If you have leather that you would like to try, please bring it along. Bring objects that may be suitable for creating an impression in leather. (string, sandpaper, woven fabric, lace)

Experiment with Kangaroo leather on the day. 

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

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

Only $5, towards hiring the room.

  • Drop-in Saturday dates 2019
    • 11 May
    • 13 July
    • 14 Sept
    • 9 Nov

 

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

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.

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:

  • Canberra workshops please contact Joy Tonkin at [email protected]
  • Sydney workshops visit Andersen’s Bindery

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