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IC1 - Intermediate Course

Saturday, October 22, 2022, 9:00 AM until Sunday, October 23, 2022, 4:30 PM
140 Weller Rd

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Marilyn George
Course Convenor
0431 574 016 (c)
Registration is required
Payment in Full In Advance Or At Event
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In this course you will expand on the skills learned in the Beginner Course. At the end of this course you will have a completed rounded and backed, case bound book. 

You will both review existing skills and learn and practice new techniques of bookbinding so that you can make this.

After folding and sewing the text block you will round and back it to create a book that is longer wearing. You will learn to tip on endpapers and apply premade headbands to the text. After the textblock is prepare you will create the cover and "case in" to finish your new book. 

All materials will be provided by the guild.

Students are to bring their own bookbinding kit. See below for the tools you will require (all should be available from the beginner course).

Tools Required:
All the bookmaking tools you have used in the beginner course including:
  • Craft knife with snap off blades
  • Awl
  • Steel Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Bookbinding Needle
  • Bonefolder
  • Set Square
  • Notebook and pen for taking notes
Additional tools and equipment needed will be provided.

Bring also lunch and snacks.