Bookbinding expert Edel Hopkins will be leading a basic skills workshop at The Society Club on Sunday, January 25th from 2-6pm for all who have ever wanted to learn how to make their own unique, hand-crafted notebooks.
Making this hardbound, multi section notebook teaches you all the basic bookbinding skills needed to make perfect journals again and again. Learn about paper grain, cutting, marking up for sewing, sewing multi sections with the required strength and attaching end papers as well as choosing the binding materials and putting the case together.
Everyone leaves with the book they have made, way beyond expectations for a first-time effort, instructions to take home and a bone folder, an essential piece of book binding kit!Edel Hopkins has been teaching book binding classes since 2000 to groups of all ages.She has recently completed commissions for Magee Ireland using their renowned tweeds for a new home accessories line.
Space is limited to only 10 - Start 2pm till 6pm.
Price £85, includes teas, coffees and a celebratory drink at the end of the class!