Handmade Notebooks Workshop

30 May 2021
10:00 am
10am - 1pm
Landmark Arts Centre
TW11 9NN

As part of the Landmark Printmaking Festival 2021 we are offering a bookbinding workshop for the absolute beginner! 

We will be making a selection of small notebooks & a gift bag using a combination of folding, sticking & sewing - nothing too complicated! 

Included in the cost is a wonderful bookbinding tool kit that you can take home afterwards and use again and again. 

What we'll cover: 

  • How to fold paper for bookmaking
  • Making a simple folded notebook
  • Make a sewn pamphlet with laminated covers 
  • Making a 16 page notebook with a pocket
  • Making a 16 page stab binding notebook
  • Making a simple gift bag to take away all your lovely notebooks! 

The Binding Kit includes:  Awl (for making holes), Bone Folder, Bookbinding needles, Bookbinding thread,  Instructions/handout

What you'll need to bring (all other materials & tools will be provided): Small pair of scissors (or scalpel/craft knife & cutting mat), Ruler (preferably metal), Pencil.

The Tutor: 

Gill Smith is a local artist who's artwork takes a variety of forms – printmaking (both traditional and digital), layered cut paper collages and artist books.


To book a place visit: https://www.landmarkartscentreshop.co.uk/kits-workshops/handmade-notebooks-with-gill-smith or telephone 020 8977 7558.

Presented by Landmark Arts Centre

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