Binding with canvas or leather

SKU: N/A Category:

With a minimum of 1 participant, and a maximum of 2 participants.

Level: Basic.

Duration: 1 week.

Hours: 4 hours a day from Monday to Friday.

Lesson 1 – Introduction to the course, history of the Book, specialist vocabulary, types of binding, styles of stitching, dismantling a book, restoring the signature (aka sig, section), preparing the guards, preparing the seam.

Lesson 2 – Folding the sheets, stitching on the tape, backing, headband and its application.

Lesson 3 – Cutting cover-card, pinning, angles, ribs, making a detached cover, recessing.

Lesson 4 – Folding the sheets, preparation for seam sewing, back gluing, headband on string, backing, cover preparation.

Lesson 5 – Preparation of vegetable glue, half fabric, full fabric on cover, hinges and recessing, finishing, tags.

Each student will be able to take the finished book away with them.