Course: Bookbinding
Tutor: Angela Sutton
Start Date: 15th June 2020
Start Time: Lunch
End Date: 19th June 2020
End Time: Lunch
Res Fee (from): £675.00
Non Res Fee: £453.00 What's included?

Would you like to bind a special book or repair an old favourite? Whether you’re a more experienced binder or a beginner, you will enjoy working in Dillington’s light, airy and well-equipped studio (with fabulous views!). Whatever your leve, you will have the opportunity to pursue your own projects of repair or new binding under the guidance of our expert tutor. Or, if you wish, you can concentrate on the weeks optional focus. Beginners will be led through the basics of book binding, enabling them to embark on their own projects. Those who attended January’s introductory bookbinding course will be helped to develop their skill to the next stage. Please note there is an additional £10 payable to the tutor for materials. The optional focus for this course will be half and full-leather bindings.

Tutor Information

Angela Sutton

Angela Sutton

Angela Sutton first learnt bookbinding in evening classes with Ian Ross at the former Oxford Polytechnic, and then went to the Camberwell School of Art and Crafts to study archive preservation and repair. She works as a freelance bookbinder specialising in restoration and preservation, and is an established teacher validated by the Society of Bookbinders. She taught the weekly recreational course at the Malvern Hills College (the local adult education institution) for many years, and now runs local workshops as well as giving tuition in her own bindery and teaching regularly at Dillington. Her textbook ‘Bookbinding in Pictures’ , a book (or CD) of bookbinding instructions for beginners, sells widely in many countries. Angela is Chairman of the Birmingham and Central region of the Society of Bookbinders.

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