Ypres- Secret Belgium Binding

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Ypres- Secret Belgium Binding
TUTOR: Isabelle Ting McGowan
DATES: 9.30am – 2.30pm
COST: $250
Suitability: Beginner

Course description

The secret Belgian binding is a method of bookbinding that uses an exposed sewing to bind multiple sections to the cover boards and spine. It creates an interesting thread pattern on the cover and it is a very sturdy binding that allows the book to open completely flat.

Course content
You will learn complex stitching styles known as Secret Belgium Binding

Learning outcome:
By the end of this course you should be able to: 

• make decorative sewing a part of your binding expression 

• add visual drama to your one-of-a-kind books by incorporating the actual sewing of a book as part of its decoration.

All materials and tools are supplied at the Bindery

Other Information:
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be supplied. There will be tea breaks and lunch which you are welcome to bring with you or there are cafes and markets nearby.