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March 2022

BOOKBINDING: ADVANCED (QUARTER BOUND LEATHER)

March 10th at 18:30 to March 13th at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

The third stage in learning bookbinding. Making books covered in leather is always a most satisfying thing to do. Make a C19th western style, smooth spine, quarter bound book in goatskin leather with decorative marbled paper sidings. Practise those endpaper making and sewing skills, taking the book through the construction stages, board attachment, leather preparation and forwarding. Some prior experience and good hand skills needed but be assured that Doug will take you through the process step by step. Doug…

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EASTER CREATIONS (MATERIALS PROVIDED)

March 30th at 18:30 to April 1st at 13:30
Higham Hall College, Bassenthwaite Lake
Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9SH United Kingdom

Arrangements will include an Easter wreath, a decorated tree, a Spring bowl, a candlelit Easter pot and a caged Easter egg. Just bring scissors and/or secateurs – all materials provided. Come and enjoy creating at Higham in the Spring! Karen Neville (N Yorks www.highamhall.com/karen-neville) Residential: £274 Non-residential: £204 (incl. materials)

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