If you have a treasured book that is in need of some TLC, this class is for you! You will have to bring three non-leather books and we will help you assess what needs done, advising you on the best way to restore them to their former glory. We will teach you the essentials of book repair and you will gain valuable knowledge on how to preserve and enhance old books.
Techniques taught include: Paper repairs, re-mounting of original spines, replacing original spines, case-making, applying new endpapers, whip stitching.
All materials and tools required will be supplied for use during the course. A light lunch is also included.
- Saturday 21st October 2017 - FULLY BOOKED
- Saturday 10th February 2018
- Saturday 28th April 2018