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365 ways with T-bags

Get together, Saturday 11 July2020

9.30am – 12.30pm, Room 3 Hughes Community Centre, Hughes, ACT

Cost: Free

 

 

 

 

 

 

Members will demonstrate how they have been experimenting with t-bags and incorporating them in their books. 

T-bags are easy to obtain, an option for adding colour to the page and no bulging text blocks thanks to the fine nature of the material in the t-bag.
What to bring
Your bookbinding kit
T-bags can be new or used
Stamp pad
Brush or sponge to apply colour to t-bag
Paper 160 gsm or greater
Glue stick
Scrap paper
Sandpaper
Fine pen
Camera/phone and notebook
Rubbish bag (new arrangement – hirers are to take rubbish with them, similar to visiting a national park)

Share and Learn – display table

Please bring along your projects for the display table. Let’s hear about what you have been up to since our last get together.

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

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

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.

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

 

 

 

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

Guild 15 17 Sept – 10 Oct

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

32 works of fine, contemporary, creative, challenging hand bookbinding

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

Download or view the Guild 15 Catalogue 1.95MB

 

Guild 14 – Bind Challenge and Other Works – 19 Sept to 11 Oct

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

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

Download the catalogue cover pageGuild14 Catalogue (1.9Mb)

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