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An Introduction to Bookbinding

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The Portico Library & Gallery

57 Mosley Street

Manchester

M2 3HY

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An Introduction to Bookbinding

(In partnership with the Society of Bookbinders, North West and North Wales Region)

Tea/coffee on arrival from 10am for a prompt start at 10.30am

In this one day workshop you will work with an experienced local bookbinder, Barry Clark, to create three finished books: a sewn pamphlet with a decorative dustwrapper, a Japanese stab binding, and a multi-section notebook with exposed decorative sewing. These three projects will introduce you to the essentials of all bookbinding: grain direction, folding and cutting paper, creating book sections, setting out sewing stations and different ways of sewing books. All materials and tools will be provided, but feel free to bring your own favourite craft tools if you have them. We will not be using glue so no protective apron is required. The fee includes the cost of materials, tea/coffee on arrival and a light buffet lunch. This workshop is limited to 12 participants so early booking is advised.

This workshop is programmed during The Portico's exhibition 'On Paper' which reveals some of the items from the library's archive, which have never before been catalogued or displayed. The cataloguing project has been supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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