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Drop-in Sat 11 May

9.00 – 12.30, Room 3, Hughes Community Centre

Boxes

Boxes useful and beautiful. There is an element of surprise when you open a box. Hear many ah’s uttered on the discovery of what’s inside. 

Please bring along your boxes for the display and we will share our stories on constructing our boxes. I am looking for everyone to bring along a box. If you haven’t made a box then come along with a picture of what you would like to make.

Lets make it a mega display. 

Need assistance with your bookbinding project, stitching, there will be help on hand.

Come along, be with other binders and share and learn together.

Only $5, towards hiring the room.

Drop-in Saturday dates 2019

  • 11 May
  • 13 July
  • 14 Sept
  • 9 Nov

Drop-in Sat 9 March

Impressions in leather   9.00 – 12.30, Room 3 Hughes Community Centre, Hughes, ACT.   Be shown and assisted in the technique of creating impressions/embossing in leather.

Impressions in Kangaroo leather

If you have leather that you would like to try, please bring it along. Bring objects that may be suitable for creating an impression in leather. (string, sandpaper, woven fabric, lace)

Experiment with Kangaroo leather on the day. 

Need assistance with your bookbinding project, there will be help on hand.

Come along, be with other binders and share and learn together.

Only $5, towards hiring the room.

  • Drop-in Saturday dates 2019
    • 11 May
    • 13 July
    • 14 Sept
    • 9 Nov

 

Drop-in Sat 11 Nov

Embossing
9.00 – 12.30, Room 3 Hughes Community Centre, Hughes, ACT.
Be shown and assisted in the technique of creating either raised or recessed relief images and designs in paper

Come along be with other binders and share and learn together.

Need assistance with your bookbinding project, there will be help on hand.

 

Only $5, towards hiring the room.
Everyone welcome.
Drop-in Saturday dates 2019
  9 March
11 May
13 July
14 Sept
  9 Nov

Drop-in Saturday 14 July

New in 2018
Drop-in Saturday 14 July
9.00 – 12.30, Room 3 Hughes Community Centre, Hughes, ACT.

Come along, be with other binders and share and learn together.

Type, tooling and titling. Be shown and assisted people in the use of the Guilds type and finishing tools.

Need assistance with your bookbinding project, there will be help on hand.

Paring machines will be set up ready for you to use.

Only $5, towards hiring the room.
Everyone welcome.
Drop-in Saturday dates 2018
8 Sept
10 Nov

Workshop – Case binding with decorative stitching

Waiting list

Learn to make a case bound book with decorative stitching.

Saturday 21 July 2018,  9.00am – 5.00pm, in the Hall, Hughes Community Centre

Cost $110 ($70 for Guild members)

 

To book a place, please register at  admin@canberrabookbinders.org.au

Skill level: Beginners and others welcome

Be guided through techniques to create a case bound book that opens flat with decorative stitching on the spine. You will be taught to use a variety of tools and the basics of contemporary fine binding. What you will learn can be applied to many binding styles for artist books and contemporary fine bindings.

Materials will be supplied.

A list of what to bring will be provided following registration.

2017 Conference notes – textblock

Conference notes – Textblock – $8AU

2017 Australian National Conference of Bookbinders conference notes $8AU a set plus postage.  

This edition full colour of 19 sections in sheets ready to bind, was produced as a record of the conference held in Canberra, ACT at the University of Canberra, 25th – 27th March 2017.

 The typeface is Cambria and Book Antiqua.

 To purchase a copy email admin[at]canberrabookbinders.org.au

Authors: David Lanning, Dominic Riley, Friedhelm Pohlman, John Mumford, Joy Tonkin, Magdalena Koziak-Podsiadlo, Michael Burke, Phil Day, Rosemarie Jeffers-Palmer, Stephen Byrne, Suzanne Schmollgruber, Terence Uren and Vicki Woolley.

 

Workshop – Concertinas and gelatine printing

A day exploring the endless possibilities of concertina books and gelatine printing.

Saturday 11 November 2017,  9.00am – 5.00pm, in the Hall, Hughes Community Centre

Please register interest  admin@canberrabookbinders.org.au

Cost $110 ($70 for Guild members)

Skill level: Beginners

Participants will be guided through a number of techniques to create concertina books:

  • Making a gelatine printing plate
  • Printing processes with a gelatine plate
  • Combining prints into a concertina
  • Covering boards for concertina covers
  • Putting it all together to take home