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Bookbinding and Publishing


Please note that bookbinding workshops have been paused until we can be certain of delivering these courses safely. Gift vouchers have been extended from 1 year to 2 years. Email for more information.

We offer two bookbinding workshops: Japanese and Coptic. Both use decorative stitches to bind pages in different ways.

Japanese Binding allows single sheets to be bound, which is ideal for a collection of sketches, poems or writings perhaps.

In Coptic Binding, signatures are created by folding sheets of paper, and the stitches are sewn through the folds. This technique allows the finished book to open completely flat.

Both techniques are suitable for beginners.

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