Venetian Style Journals with Decorative Stitching
Date: Tuesday 18th August 2015
Time: 6.15pm – 7.30pm
Price: £20.00 per course
All materials and tools are provided
Every student completes the class with a finished book
No bookbinding experience necessary
Our BIND & GO workshops packs a punch when it come to introducing you to the world of bookbinding. There are many variations of beautiful stitch designs to choose from and you will work with the best of materials. We are tempting you to come and be amazed at what you can achieve within a few hours work.
Techniques will we cover:
There are many ways to elaborate on the simple multiple sections stitch binding. This class concentrates on a decorative criss cross stitch pattern. Don't be deceived by the simplicity of this design, the technique promises a small challenge with beautiful result.
The books will be sewn with linen thread onto a beautiful piece of vegetable dyed calf skin leather, with 150gsm cream art paper inserts, finished with a decorative tie.
During this class you will:
• Fold and collate papers
• Learn to sew a decorative stitch onto leather.
• Learn to finish with a decorative tie