Category Archives: fine design binding

Section Sewing Saturday

All familiar with www. but for binders this Saturday it is sss. Section Sewing Saturday 14 September, 9.30am to 12.30pm, Rm 3, Hughes Community Centre.

The morning will start at 9.30. Many binding styles involve stitching, so your committee has designed a morning of hands-on activities around the topic of ‘Section Sewing’. Many questions arise when sewing sections and let’s see if they can all be answered. Experienced CCBG members have volunteered to share their knowledge by teaching this Saturday.

If you want to practice section sewing please bring along a text block. Suggest a text block of 7 sections. Alternative to a text block is to bring along paper and your bone folder to put together a text block to stitch. Come along only $5 which goes to cost of hiring room.

Last Drop-in Saturday for 2019

  • 9 November 2019

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

Miniatures 10 March – 1 April

Canberra Craft Bookbinders’ Guild



The World of Small Books

 With special thanks to Stephen Byrne UK and Jim Brogan USA for allowing some of their collections to travel across the seas

Mezzanine Gallery, Civic Library

London Circuit, Canberra City

 Mon – Fri 10.00am – 5.30pm Sat: 10.00am 4.00pm

Guild 16 25 Aug – 17 Sept

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An exhibition of recent works by Canberra Craft Bookbinders’ Guild members at Canberra Civic Library – Mezzanine Gallery.

33 works of fine, contemporary, sculptural, challenging hand bookbinding

Download Guild 16 Catalogue 7MB

The exhibition runs from Thursday 25 August – Saturday 17 September.

Civic Library opening hours – Monday to Friday 10am – 5.30pm Saturday 10am to 4pm