Please note some courses and workshops shown here are for the exclusive benefit of QBG members.
10-11th March 2018 – Fully Subscribed
9-10th June 2018
Held at BVAC Wellers Hill
Course cost $180
Please use application form and payment details for future courses: here
Learn the basic and essential skills of bookbinding by making a handmade casebound book at our 2 day weekend course.
Equipment you will use Book you will make
You will learn and practice simple techniques of bookbinding so that you can make book, with it’s cover, from decorative materials. These techniques will help you restore books, create artist books, bind simple sheets, rebind paperbacks and create beautiful volumes in your own style. In two days with the teaching and assistance of tutors you will learn the basics of making a book. You can then apply these skills to book restoration, book arts, rebinding treasured volumes, binding family histories, magazines, photo albums, poetry and self published books. Course fees : include tuition, materials, notes, some tools and our instructional DVD. & 1 year membership for non members. Course venue: BVAC
Wed 14 February – 7.00 pm – General Meeting followed by: Silent Auction – Bookbinding Equipment and Materials.
Wed 14 March – 7.00 pm – General Meeting followed by: Stories from a Japan Paper-making Trip.
Wed 11 April – 7.00 pm – Annual General Meeting.
Wed 9 May – 7.00 pm – General Meeting.
Northern Suburbs Meetings:
Artisan Guild Workshop
Cnr Maitland and Old Bay Roads
Open Door Days:
These are a wonderful opportunity for members to access the QBG shop, equipment and senior member’s expertise.
Saturday 24 February 2018 – 9:30-12 at BVAC
Sunday 28 April 2018 – 9:30-12 at BVAC
Sunday 12 August 2018 – 9:30-12 at BVAC
Saturday 22 September 2018 – 9:30-12 at BVAC
These are a wonderful opportunity for members to view demonstrations as well as access the QBG shop, equipment and senior member’s expertise.
Sunday 24 June 2018 – 9:30-12 at BVAC
Sunday 25 November 2018 – 9:30-12 at BVAC