Free Tutorials

Here is a recommended collection of free bookbinding tutorials.

The Art of The Book (Shepherds Bookbinding)

The English Case Binding (Benjamin Elbel)

Various Bookbinding Techniques (Angela Sutton)

Perfect Binding (part 1) Sage Reynolds

Perfect Binding (part 2) Sage Reynolds

Sewn Boards Binding (part 1) (DAS Bookbinding)

Sewn Boards Binding (part 2) (DAS Bookbinding)

Sewn Boards Binding (part 3) (DAS Bookbinding)

City & Guilds Design Unit

City & Guilds Level 1 & 2 Design Unit. Online, self paced course for students working towards City & Guilds Craft Bookbinding Level 1 or 2.

Bookbinding for Beginners

(City & Guilds Level 1 Unit 118)

Learn the basic principles of bookbinding, the use of materials and simple hand tools through making a selection of pamphlet and multi-section case bindings using a variety of sewing structures, end papers and cover materials. Also suitable for those who want to learn the craft but who do not wish to work towards City and Guilds awards.

Photo Albums and Slip Cases

(City & Guilds Level 1 Unit 119)

Explore different styles of photo albums using a variety of sewing structures & guards, end papers and cover materials, and learn how to make and cover a slip case. Also suitable for those who want to learn the craft but who do not wish to work towards City and Guilds awards.

Mentoring for City and Guilds Levels 1 & 2

A free on-line guide is now available to help you through the assessment process. This is for those who already have the bookbinding skills or are learning them through other teachers and want to gain the qualification.

Half Case Leather Binding

(City & Guilds Level 2 Unit 220

Non Adhesive Bindings

(City & Guilds Level 2 Unit 221)

Workshops & Courses

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Here is a list of the workshops I am available to teach. If no dates are scheduled please contact me for availability.

SORRY FOLKS

THERE WILL NOT BE
ANY WORKSHOPS SCHEDULed UNTIL AT LEAST APRIL 2021