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Learn bookbinding and Letterpress


Courses for June- October

Wednesday evening classes

David will take you through the many ways books have developed and evolved. From 2nd Century Coptic binding to the hardback method we use today.  Wednesdays 7th of June-12th July and September 6th-October 11th in our studio in Bridport from 7.pm-9.00.pm. £145 (concessions £120)  All materials provided. Only 10 places. Contact us to book.

Week 1: Make a single section book and learn the basic skills.

Week 2: Oriental binding a visibly decorative style.

Week 3: Coptic binding the earliest multi-section book.

Weeks 4-6: Flatback Binding. The simplest of the traditional methods.

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Half Day Saturdays 10am-2pm. Cost £45 

Saturdays June 3rd, 24th & September 2nd. German Longstitch binding, an ancient method.

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Saturday June 10th & September 23rd Letterpress printing

Come and learn all about quoins furniture and chases and print your own words of wisdom.

Letterpress fruit card

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Saturday, July 8th & 29th. Coptic Binding, the first multi-section book.

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Specialist Sundays  10.00am -5.00pm. Cost:£95 

Sundays June 25th & July 23rd. Secret Belgian binding looks ancient but it's 1980's!

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Sunday July 9th, September 3rd Oriental binding with a case.

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Sundays June 11th, July 23rd & September 24th Flatback binding, a traditional multi-section hardback.


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