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Arthur Green: Repair of cloth-covered adhesive case bindings

Community Centre, Kelsall Chester Road, Kelsall

Cloth-covered adhesive case bindings have become ubiquitous since the 19th century, all but replacing in-board binding. These books survive in vast numbers, often in need of repair. Arthur will examine these structures, and demonstrate the process of repairing a cloth case binding; he will discuss his choice of materials and explain the advantages of his...

Nesta Davies: Leather notebook with magnetic closure

Community Centre, Kelsall Chester Road, Kelsall

In this workshop we will make a small leather notebook, with a wrap around cover / fore edge flap with magnetic closure. The leather will be ready split and cut ready to go. We will line it with Japanese paper and cut to size. The cover is glued on and wrapped around a sewn text...