Bookbinding for Beginners at Drink Shop & Do!

    Learn to make beautiful hand-stitched hardback notebooks!

    Bookbinding workshop

    2.5 hour workshop

    All levels welcome

    Drink Shop & Do, N1

    What you'll learn

    In this two and a half hour workshop, you’ll be guided through the process of building and stitching your very own unique hardback notebook, perfect for jotting down your everyday notes, or giving as a gorgeous and thoughtful gift. Amber will take you through each step including basic skills such as the proper ways to cut and fold paper, and methods of stitching and constructing your book. You'll learn everything you need for a good grounding in bookbinding, such as terminology, and the best places find great materials and tools should you wish to explore bookbinding further.

    All the materials and tools will be provided, plus bottomless tea and a delicious piece of cake. A brilliant treat for beginners who love to craft and learn new skills!

    Did you know?

    The sticky sap of bluebells was once used in bookbinding, due to its adhesive qualities.

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    Class location

    Drink Shop & Do, King's Cross

    9 Caledonian Road

    King's Cross

    N1 9DX



    Sally11 December 2017

    An enjoyable and creative way to spend a Sunday morning, Amber has a great way of teaching and explaining all the steps to making these lovely little books, such a fun craft. Has inspired me to make more as gifts.

    Zoe15 January 2018

    Amber is such an excellent teacher and showed us the whole process step by step with lots of handy tips and tricks to make it as easy as possible. The finished notebook looked like something you’d buy in a shop and I can’t wait to make more as gifts for some friends!

    Hayley11 December 2017

    Fab and informative class, really lovely materials to pick from and timing of the course was spot on.

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    About your host, Amber Cooper Davies

    Amber is an illustrator and cut-paper artist with a love for building books. She loves all things collage, finding new ways to use paper, and sharing her skills.

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    Age limit or other requirements

    This class is suitable for absolute beginners, but due to the use of sharp knives during the workshop, it is only suitable for adults.

    Flexible cancellation policy

    Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.