'Further Bookbinding with Susie Rumsby'
Build on the basics of bookbinding technique to add hard covers and work with bookcloth, giving you a polished and professional result. Create books perfect for artwork, journalling, or as art objects in their own right.
No expert level skills needed! Students will make at least three books in different styles during the class.
Students should bring a ruler and craftknife, and a variety of A4 papers – any colours, patterns and textures that you think would make a good book. A wide selection of papers are available at Calder Graphics for purchase before class. All other materials will be provided.
The following is a list of bookbinding materials that are often useful to have to become more proficient:
ESSENTIAL BOOKBINDING TOOLS and MATERIALS:
- Paper/card for pages and covers
- Newsprint/scrap paper
- Craft knife
- Cutting board
- Linen thread
- Bulldog clips
RECOMMENDED BOOKBINDING TOOLS and MATERIALS:
- Bookbinding glue/PVA
- Bookboard/greyboard for covers
- Bookcloth or bukram for covers
- Beeswax for thread
- Masking tape
- Bookpress or weights
FURTHER USEFUL BOOKBINDING TOOLS and MATERIALS TO HAVE:
- Linen tape for spines
- Small gauge hole punch
- Set square
Minimum numbers apply for courses to run. Payment is due in full at the time of booking., either through the shop or online.Full refunds will be given if the courses cannot take place. If you cannot make the classes for any reason full refunds will be given up to 48 hours before.
You can book by calling us on our telephone number 01484422991 or in store.We also have an online booking option through our Facebook site: Calder Graphics. This will also give you a breakdown of details of the class and times to attend.If you have any issues booking online please give the shop a call and we will endeavour to sort this out over the phone.
Please bear with us while we develop our new website where a new booking method will also be available with details of all our classes.
Own materials will be required and a list of materials needed will be given on booking a workshop. Some classes will include materials provided which will be indicated.Refreshments for the day will be provided (tea, coffee, light refreshments), however you can bring your own lunches with you or book a meal/light snack from our very own Blue Rooms Café. They will kindly offer a 20% discount off their full menu range. Orders will be taken at the start of the day.
The nearest car park available to the venue is the multistorey next to Huddersfield bus station. All details are found on the link below. The cost of the car park is £2.00 for 3 hours (all levels) or £4.00 for 10 hours (upper two levels only).
Our venue is also a 2 minute walk from both the main bus and train stations