Wiltshire
Bookbinding

Courses
Wiltshire
Bookbinding

Courses

Course Timetable 2021- 2022
Daffodil Barn summer
Daffodil Barn,
Unit 2
Woodborough Yard,
Woodborough,
Wiltshire SN9 5PF

Tel: 01672 851979

Daffodil Barn Winter 

COURES HAVE NOW RESUMED AT THE BARN.
  NUMBERS ARE CURRENTLY RESTIRCTED TO FOUR PEOPLE PER COURSE.

However, we are also running a reserve list of two places in the event of Government Guidelines
permitting us to remove the protective screens between each bench.


TO ENQUIRE ABOUT AVAILABILITY AND TO BOOK A COURSE PLEASE EMAIL:

WENDY LAGDEN:     wl@bookbinding.co.uk


TERM AND CONDITIONS

We must be informed of any cancellations at least two weeks prior to the commencement of the course.  If we are not informed in this time, a £50.00 administration charge will be levied up to 48 hours before the commencement of the course.  After this time no refunds will be given.  Whilst every effort is made to avoid cancellation or postponent of courses.  Shepherds Bookbinders Ltd reserve the right to cancel or postpone a course, and will endeavor to give 5 working days' notice before the start date.  In these circumstances a full refund will be made, but we cannot be held responsible for any consequential loss.
OCTOBER 2021
Friday 22nd
to
Sunday 24th
October
C&G Level 3
Diploma

Quarter Leather Drop Back Box

The last piece in the Storage and Enclosures module for the Level 3 Diploma, here you will learn how to make a quarter leather drop back box with a rounded spine.  

Taught by Paolo Taddeo.

£432 inc VAT
Friday 15th
to
Sunday 17th
October
C&G Level 2
(Unit 201/202)
Certificate

Design & Sampling

This course is for those who would like to achieve a certificate in Level 1 or 2 Bookbinding and who have no previous arts experience.  You will put together a portfolio of samples relating to bookbinding, its materials and learn about colour and design.

Taught by Anita Andrews.

£360 inc VAT
NOVEMBER 2021
Thursday 4th
November
C&G Level 3
Diploma

Edge Decoration

Edges are another suraface for the binder's creativity to shine but they are often overlooked.  They act as an important protection barrier as well as being a key design element of a fine binding.  In this workshop, Kate will show you how to achieve the perfect glass smooth finish to your edges and work through a variety of decorative finishes.  From basic sprinkling and sponging through graphite, marbling, paste, guffereing and gold leaf.

COURSE POSTPONED

Taught by Kate Holland.

£120 inc VAT
Monday 8th
to
Friday 12th
November
C&G Level 2
(Unit 220)
Certificate

Half Leather Case Binding

This course is the first unit in the Level 2 C&G Level 2 Certificate in Bookbinding. You will learn how to make a casebound leather books in quarter and half leather, and how to pare and sharpen knives. Some bookbinding experience is necessary.   Some bookbinding experience is necessary.

Taught by Lori Sauer.

£540 inc VAT
Monday 22nd
to
Friday 26th
November
C&G Level I
(Unit 119)
Award

Photograph Album & Slipcase

This course is the second unit necessary for the Level 1 C&G Award in Bookbinding, where you will learn how to make two different types of photograph album, one with folded guards, and one with stiff boards, and a lined cloth slipcase.

Taught by Mylyn McColl

 £540 inc VAT
Tuesday 30th Nov
to
Wednesday 1st December
C&G Level 3
Diploma

Simple Paper Repairs

When rebinding old books it will often be necessary to repair sections or tears - during this two-day course you will learn how to make simple paper repairs in various ways.

Taught by Christian Russel

£240 inc VAT
DECEMBER 2021
Monday 6th
to
Friday 10th
December
C&G Level 1
 (Unit 118)
 Award
  

Pamphlet and Multi-section bindings

For complete beginnersí, this is the first unit in the Level 1 C&G Award in Bookbinding, where you will gain a core knowledge of the basic skills and make single and multi-section bindings in quarter, half and full cloth. 

Taught by Freya Scott.

£540 inc VAT
JANUARY 2022
Monday 17th
to
Friday 21st
January
C&G Level 2
(Unit 221)
Certificate

Non Adhesive Bindings

This course is the second unit in the Level 2 C&G Certificate in Bookbinding. You will learn how to make a range of non-adhesive bindings, including a Coptic binding.  For those with some bookbinding experience. 

Taught by Lori Sauer

£540 inc VAT
FEBRUARY 2022
Monday 7th
to
Friday 11th
February
C&G Level 1
 (Unit 118)
 Award
  

Pamphlet and Multi-section bindings

For complete beginnersí, this is the first unit in the Level 1 C&G Award in Bookbinding, where you will gain a core knowledge of the basic skills and make single and multi-section bindings in quarter, half and full cloth. 

Taught by Kate Holland

£540 inc VAT
MARCH 2022
Monday 14th
to
Wednesday 16th
March
C&G Level 3
Diploma

Artist's Portfolio, Lift-off Lid Box and Phase Box

PArt of the storage and enclosures programme for C&G Level 3, yu will learn to make a classic artist's portfolio with three inner flaps and ribbon ties, and a lift-off lid/chocolate box.  Some bookbinding experience is necessary.

Taught by Jonathan Powell

£360 inc VAT
APRIL 2022
 
MAY 2022
Friday 6th
to
Sunday 8th
May
C&G Level 3 Diploma

17th Century-style Laced on Vellum Binding

An optional assignment in the C&G Level 3 curriculum, this offers an alternative style of binding.  where you will make a limp vellum cover, attached to a text-block with leather thongs.

Taught by Kathy Abbott

£432 inc VAT
Tuesday 31st May
to
Wednesday 1st June
C&G Level 2
(Unit 220)Certificate

Half Leather Case Binding

This course is the first unit in the Level 2 C&G Level 2 Certificate in Bookbinding. You will learn how to make a casebound leather books in quarter and half leather, and how to pare and sharpen knives. Some bookbinding experience is necessary.   Some bookbinding experience is necessary.

Taught by Kate Holland

£540 inc VAT
Tuesday 31st May
to
Wednesday 1st June
C&G Level 3
Diploma
Rebacking a Cloth Book

One of the most usefull skills to learn if you are trying to make a living from bookbinding, this two-day course will teach you how to repair and reback cloth hardback bindings.

Taught by Lester Capon
£240 inc VAT
JUNE 2022
Thursday 23rd
to
Sunday 26th
June
C&G Level 3
Diploma
Laced on Binding

This course will teach you how to sew handsewn silk endbands, laced boards onto the sewing tapes/cords of a book, and cover a book in full leather by drawing it on.  Students should have at least completed the equivelent of Level 2 Bookbinding Unit.

Taught by Courtney Gregwah & Janet Rowe
£540 inc VAT
 
JULY 2022
Sat 30th July
to
Mon 1st August
&
Sat 6th August
to
Monday 8th August
C&G Level 3 Diploma

Quarter Vellum binding over boards with paper covered sides

An optional assignment in the C&G LEvel 3 curriculam, where you will learn to make laced-on hard binding with French Grove, which will be covered with quarter velum and decorative paper sides.

Taught by Kathy Abbott

£720 inc VAT
AUGUST 2022
 
SEPTEMBER 2022
Monday 5th
to
Friday 9th
September
C&G Level I
(Unit 119)
Award

Photograph Album & Slipcase

This course is the second unit necessary for the Level 1 C&G Award in Bookbinding, where you will learn how to make two different types of photograph album, one with folded guards, and one with stiff boards, and a lined cloth slipcase.

Taught by Kate Holland

 £540 inc VAT
Tuesday 13th September
to
Thursday 15th September
C&G Level 3 Diploma

Rebacking a Leather Book

Following on from cloth rebacking, this course will teach you the skills involved in sympathetically rebacking a leather book. These two courses combine as a mandatory assignment for the C&G Level 3 Diploma in Bookinding.    


Taught by Lester Capon
£360inc VAT
OCTOBER 2022
 
NOVEMBER 2022
Thursday 10th
November
C&G Level 3
Diploma

Edge Decoration

Edges are another suraface for the binder's creativity to shine but they are often overlooked.  They act as an important protection barrier as well as being a key design element of a fine binding.  In this workshop, Kate will show you how to achieve the perfect glass smooth finish to your edges and work through a variety of decorative finishes.  From basic sprinkling and sponging through graphite, marbling, paste, guffereing and gold leaf.

Taught by Kate Holland

£ 120 inc VAT
DECEMBER 2022
 
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