BOOKBINDING: PLAYTIME

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

A weekend of completing projects you may have started elsewhere, or an opportunity to begin a new one and need a helping hand. There will also be a chance to do some Gold Foil tooling on Skiver labels and maybe have a go at making Decorative Papers using various simple techniques, such as paste and 

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BOOKBINDING BEGINNERS ONLY

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

*NEW* An introduction to the basics of hand bookbinding using techniques that have hardly changed in centuries. See how paper is prepared, then hand sewn into a single-section pamphlet and also a multi-section book. Learn how to prepare the book for covering, using traditional methods with modern materials. Gain experience and insight into book construction 

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LEATHER CROSSED STRUCTURE CONSERVATION BOOKBINDING

Higham Hall College Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria

A technique created by Carmencho Arregui living in Italy, this 20th century design brought a revolutionary renewal of the Long Stitch bindings of the medieval era. It is a non-adhesive binding offering greater freedom to the text block suitable in conservation or travel journals or decorative bindings. Uniquely constructed by interlocking front and back cover 

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