A Case Binding with a Leather Spine
Three Linked Classes
Sewing on Tapes Course Code: JT109
Sunday 1st September Half Day 1.00 - 4 .00pm
Tutor: John Turner
Course Fee: $35
You will be shown how to set up the sewing frame and how to sew the sections. You may take this course as an individual outing or look on it as preparation for Dave Newbold’s Leather Spine binding class on October 19th.
Bring your own book already disbound into sections or newly folded blank sections ready to sew. We also have sets of pages to bind for sale at the Bindery. Sections should be well pressed for a couple of days before the class.
Paring Leather Course Code: WS1409
Tutor: Wayne Stock
Saturday September 14th 12.30-3.30 pm
Course Fee: Half day $35 plus materials fee to Wayne for knife and leather
Locally made paring knives, sharpened and ready to use will be available for purchase from Wayne. In this class you will gain experience in leather paring to prepare you for Dave’s class.
Further you paring skills under Wayne's supervision.
Making a Case Binding with a Leather Spine Course Code: DN1910
Tutor: David Newbold
Saturday 19th October 9.00- 4.00 pm
Fee: Full Day $75 includes some materials
Your text block will already be sewn on tapes. During the class, you will make a case for your book; the spine will be covered with leather, and the boards will be covered with book cloth or paper from the bindery stocks. This will give you experience with a classic book binding style. There will also be other demonstrations as time allows.
How to book for workshops Email firstname.lastname@example.org to put your name on a workshop list. Then send in your payment by internet banking to:
BSB: 012006 Account: 953215895
Account name: NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders
Please make sure the REFERENCE contains the workshop code eg AB1003
OR Send a cheque or money order made out to NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders and send to the postal address within 7 days to secure your place. Please write codes on back of cheque.
Non-members will be charged a membership fee of $30 for the first class that they take. Subsequent classes will then be paid for at usual membership rates. The fee covers insurance, half a year’s membership and workshop use for the day.
NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders inc
PO Box 1110
Rozelle NSW 2039