Book binding workshop

I went to a Book binding class at Make Horsham and had a great time making my first book! Make Horsham is a community non-profit organization who offers a range of workshops, in a local church. I especially love that they offered free cake and drinks, I think these extras make a workshop great ๐Ÿ™‚

Your books could either be covered with a map or you could bring your own paper. I pop into B&Q and grabbed some cute wallpaper samples to create the front cover of the book. I went for a lovely postcard wallpaper for the front cover and a purple striped paper for the inside.

Below are some photos of the books from the workshop!

Book binding workshop BooksI think I will have to make a map one too as they look great! I added few great book binding tutorials below in case you are inspired to have a go!

davethedesigner.net

www.mothteeth.com/bookmaking/

bookweb.sunpig.com

Let me know which ones your favorite!

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About lovelydeer

My name is Gemma Phillips and I am a designer and illustrator of a range of home ware called Lovely Deer. https://lovelydeer.wordpress.com/ http://www.facebook.com/lovely.deer.5?fref=ts
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8 Responses to Book binding workshop

  1. KerryCan says:

    That’s pretty neat! The possibilities are endless!

  2. Learning how to bind books has always been on my to-do list. Thanks for the tutorials links ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Oyin says:

    Wow! This is really nice. I like the map version because you can use specific locations & made create a journey story for each book! I like this

  4. Very pretty. What a wonderful hobby! I love a handmade journal.
    I see you sell on Etsy. How is that going? I tried Etsy but found the competition to be too much.

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