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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

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.

 

Code X: contemporary fine binding

Names, Words, Witch’s Symbols

9 February – 25 March 2017

CRAFT ACT: CRAFT AND DESIGN CENTRE

In association with 2017 Australian National Conference of Bookbinders

The best work of international bookbinders paired with the best work of Australia’s established bookbinders and ‘rising stars’ to change perceptions

about the craft of bookbinding and to demonstrate how traditional craft skills can be used to produce dynamic and vibrant contemporary works.

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