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Mylyn McColl: Exposed butterfly stitch binding

Community Centre, Kelsall Chester Road, Kelsall

Sponsored by our national O&E Group In this two-day workshop Mylyn will demonstrate a contemporary twist to the classic butterfly stitch. You will learn how to create your own cloth...


Ruth Brown: Traditional Japanese pouch book

Community Centre, Kelsall Chester Road, Kelsall

In this workshop we’ll be making a Japanese pouch book using traditional techniques and a mix of traditional and modern materials. This elegant book utilises an inner binding for strength...


A regional visit to our Anniversary Exhibitions in Manchester

Community Centre, Kelsall Chester Road, Kelsall

As part of our regional celebrations of our 50th anniversary we are curating two exhibitions at Manchester Central Library: one of design bindings, and one featuring work created at our...


Louisa Boyd: Bookbinding and Beyond

The Portico Library 57 Mosely St, Manchester, United Kingdom

Louisa trained in Embroidery (BA (Hons) from MMU), making sculptures using sewn bookbinding structures as her final outcomes. Her artistic career since has seen her working with painting, print and...


Dominic Riley – Creating a Fine Binding: the Kelmscott Chaucer

Manchester Central Reference Library St Peter's Square, Manchester, United Kingdom

William Morris founded his Kelmscott Press in 1890 in order to save the fine art of hand printing in Britain. When in 1896 his last book, the Works of Geoffrey...