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Bookbinding I & II Weekend

Historic Sugartown's Book Bindery 260 Spring Road, Malvern, PA

In this weekend workshop, participants will immerse themselves in the art of bookbinding. Each attendee will create an 8-signature, fully leather-bound blank book using traditional methods employed from the first century through the mid-19th century.

$175.00
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Book Restoration Workshop

Historic Sugartown's Book Bindery 260 Spring Road, Malvern, PA

Learn basic book repair techniques, and in the process learn about the book’s components and traditional hand bookbinding methods.

$100.00

Introduction to Book Sewing

Historic Sugartown's Book Bindery 260 Spring Road, Malvern, PA

In this class, participants will hand-sew book sections together with specialized techniques.

$60.00
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Advanced Book Restoration

Historic Sugartown's Book Bindery 260 Spring Road, Malvern, PA

Participants will be given a quick overview of the techniques covered in the basic class, but will spend the majority of the time focusing on more advanced topics. In the workshop, they will explore board attachment, text block repair, corner repair, spine lifting and re-backing as well as tissue and coloring.

$120.00
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Bookbinding Level II

Historic Sugartown's Book Bindery 260 Spring Road, Malvern, PA

This is an advanced class only for participants who have taken the introductory Bookbinding I workshop. The students will take home a fully leather-bound book. They will learn new techniques that are not taught in the basic course such as Rounding & Backing and Headbanding.

$120.00
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Bookbinding Level I

Historic Sugartown's Book Bindery 260 Spring Road, Malvern, PA

Participants will take home a blank book they create in class, using the methods that were employed from about the first century through the mid 19th century.

$90.00
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Paper Marbling Workshop

Historic Sugartown's Book Bindery 260 Spring Road, Malvern, PA

Marbling is the art of floating and designing watercolors on a base fluid then permanently transferring the design to paper.

$80.00
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Book Restoration Workshop

Historic Sugartown's Book Bindery 260 Spring Road, Malvern, PA

Learn basic book repair techniques, and in the process learn about the book’s components and traditional hand bookbinding methods.

$100.00