Six session course
Join this Shepherds class and learn all the basic principles of bookbinding. This course offers a wonderful opportunity for you to add a unique and creative skill to your repertoire of hobbies!
In this class
This informative and intensive 6-week course is a hugely popular way for amateur bookbinders and book enthusiasts to learn the fundamental techniques of bookbinding.
The course covers both single-section and multi-section binding and provides a full and detailed explanation of how to use key materials and hand tools.
Or students who wish to further their studies in bookbinding, this course counts towards the City & Guilds Level I Bookbinding Course (Unit 118).
Now you can
- Start practicing bookbinding at home
- Create our own wonderfully personal books as gifts for friends and family
- Teach others your new skills
Did you know?
We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
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About your host, Shepherds Bookbinders
Shepherds is one of the oldest bookbinding companies in England, specialising in fine binding, restoration and the conservation of books and manuscripts.
Just a few minutes’ walk from Victoria station, shepherds at Rochester Road has been home to hand bookbinding for over twenty five years.
The bindery employs craftsman with a broad range of traditional and modern skills: paper conservation, hand-sewn pages, gilt edges, fine leather covers and gold finishings.
Workshops are open to the public and feature a variety of topics from box making to paper cutting.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.