Bookbinding Classes, Lectures, and Demonstrations

Classes are occasionally offered. Contact us for a current schedule or to put your name on a waiting list. We try to keep a current schedule posted below, but with our limited web skills, it may be wise to contact us directly!

Current course offerings include The Pamphlet Stitch and Pamphlet Binding, Flatback Case Binding, Sewing on Tapes and Cords and the Multi-section Hardcover Book, Boxmaking and Enclosures, 1/4 and 1/2 Leather Binding, Full Leather Binding, Restoration of Cloth Bindings, and Restoration of Leather Bindings.

There is worktable space for a group of six. If you would like to organize your own group, a variety of skills and techniques, beginning to advanced, can be taught. If just a one day workshop is desired, simple pamphlet and small book projects may be completed in a single session.

Private instruction is also available at an hourly rate. Extra tools and equipment are sometimes available. Call or check www.gildedleafbindery.blogspot.com

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Lectures and Demonstrations: The bindery can host your art league, book club, home school group, etc. for talks on bookbinding and book history, demonstrations of traditional bookbinding techniques, and hands-on workshops. Feel free to contact us with any ideas or questions you might have.