Bookbinding Workshop – Long and Chain Stitch

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Course description

Learn Bookbinding for Beginners in Sydney.

Learn how to make beautiful handmade books for either your own personal use as a journal, sketch-book or notebook; or give them as a much appreciated gift to a loved one. A perfect and unique present at any time of the year.

We have a series of unique Bookbinding Workshops available for you. This workshop focuses on the Long and Chain Stitch.

You will learn to sew each of these techniques individually as well as in combination with each other, producing gorgeous spines on paper and leather covers. There are many ways to elaborate on a design by altering the stitching pattern and the length of the stitches, join our workshop to find out more.

Long and Chain Stitch techniques were used as early as the 18th century in some parts of Europe.

Ideal for…

This course is designed for all levels. Absolute Beginners are welcome.

Other Bookbinding workshops

We have a range of bookbinding workshops for you to choose from:

You can choose to complete all six courses or just the ones which interest you.

Course content
  • Learn how to sew through slots and holes
  • Learn long and chain stitching
  • Learn how to create different designs
Learning outcomes

At the end of this workshop you will be able to

  • sew a book combining long and chain stitch
  • work with leather covers
  • go home with one book designed and bind by you

All materials and tools are supplied.

Other Information

Please wear closed in shoes.

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