Wiltshire
Bookbinding

Courses
Wiltshire
Bookbinding

Courses

Course Timetable 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 the 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.
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
Tuesday 25th
to
Wed 26th January
&
Tuesday 1st
to
Thursday 3rd
February
C&G Level 1
 (Unit 118)
 Award
  

Pamphlet and Multi-section bindings  (Online Course Via ZOOM)

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. 

Course cost including materials and postage £480
Course cost including tools, materials and postage £585

Taught by Mylyn McColl

£480 inc VAT
or
£585 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
Tuesday 22nd 
to
Thursday 24th February
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, you will learn to make a phase box, a classic artist's portfolio with three inner flaps and ribbon ties, a lift-off lid/chocolate box. 
Some bookbinding experiance is necesary.

Taught by Jonathan Powel
£ 360 inc VAT
Monday 28th Feb
to
Friday 4th March
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
MARCH 2022
Monday 28th March
to
Saturday 2nd April
C&G Level 3 Diploma Account Style Binding

An optional assignment in the C&G Level 3 curriculum.  The Account Book is a robust structure that was developed in the early nineteenth century for record books which needed to open perfectly flat.  It is sewn onto heavy webbing, and has cloth-jointed endpapers.  It is rounded, the edges decorated, and the spine lined with clafskin.  A laminated flange is inserted into the boards, along with the famous 'spring back', a steam-molded spine which grips the book and throws the pages open.  It is covered in reverse calf, goatskin, and vellum, and tooled with carbon.  Students wishing to attend this course should have completed the equivalent of C&G Level 2 in Bookbinding.

Taught by Dominic Riley
£ TBC
APRIL 2022
Tues 26th
to Thurs 28th
April
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 Mylyn McColl.

£360 inc VAT
MAY 2022
Tuesday 3rd
May
C&G Level 3 Diploma

Edge Decoration

Edges are another surface 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
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
Monday 23rd
to
Friday 27th
May
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 Mylyn McColl

£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
Monday 6th
to
Friday 10th
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
Monday 20th
to
Friday 24th
June
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
Thursday 30th June
to
Sunday 3rd July
C&G Level 3
Diploma

Laced on Binding

This course will teach you how to sew handsewn silk endbands, lace boards onto sewing tapes/cords of a book, and cover a book in full leather by drawing it on.  Students wishing to attend this course should have completed the equivalent of C&G Level 2 in Bookbinding.

Taught by Courtney Gregwah & Janet Rowe

 £540 inc VAT
JULY 2022
Tues 19th
to
Thurs 21st
July
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 Mylyn McColl.

£360 inc VAT
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 Groove, which will be covered with quarter velum and decorative paper sides.  Students wishing to attend this course should have completed the equivalent of C&G Level 2 in Bookbinding.

Taught by Kathy Abbott

£720 inc VAT
AUGUST 2022
Monday 15th
to
Friday 19th
August
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 Mylyn McColl

£540 inc VAT
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
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
Monday 26th
to
Friday 30th September
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
OCTOBER 2022
Monday 24th
to
Friday 28th October
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 Mylyn McColl

£540 inc VAT
NOVEMBER 2022
Tues 1st
to
Thurs 3rd
November
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 Mylyn McColl.

£360 inc VAT
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
Monday 14th
to
Friday 18th
November
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 Mylyn McColl

£540 inc VAT
DECEMBER 2022
 
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