Bookbinding Workshop: Japanese Books and the Chinese Accordion

Image Credit: Perfect Bindings

Exeter Phoenix, Bradninch Place, Gandy Street, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3LS

+441392667080
https://www.exeterphoenix.org.uk/events/handmade-books-oct19/

Saturday 19 October 2019
10.30am - 4pm
Admission Fee: £55/£48
Booking essential
Telephone or online

Learn to make these beautiful oriental book forms with bookbinder Megan Stallworthy, using traditional techniques and handmade and pattern papers. The Chinese Accordion book is an ingenious structure made using individual pages which interlock neatly together. We will also make a Kangxi Toji (Noble) Japanese binding and a ledger binding. All the materials and tools will be supplied, and you will take home three handmade books, a set of workshop notes and the skills to make more books at home.

TUTOR

Megan Stallworthy

Megan is an experienced bookbinder and teacher, and a member of the Devon Guild of Craftsmen.  

www.perfectbindings.co.uk

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