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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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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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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 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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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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Gilding / Gold Tooling Workshop

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

Using gold leaf, gold foil and Historic Sugartown's collection of bookbinding finishing tools you will learn traditional methods of designing and decorating leather in gold, the same way fine books were gold-tooled hundreds of years ago.

$60.00
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Gilding / Gold Tooling Workshop

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

Using gold leaf, gold foil and Historic Sugartown's collection of bookbinding finishing tools you will learn traditional methods of designing and decorating leather in gold, the same way fine books were gold-tooled hundreds of years ago.

$60.00

Advanced Paper Marbling Workshop

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

This advanced class covers common uncombed patterns from the first half of the 19th century and earlier. We will use modern pigments as well as explore the grinding and making some of our own pigments as we learn Shell, Stormont, Glouster, Italian Hair vein and other period combed patterns.

$110.00

Evening Paper Marbling Workshop

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

Participants will learn the art of floating and designing watercolors on a base fluid then permanently transferring the design to paper.

$45

Bookbinding Level II Workshop

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

Bookbinding Level II Level II: This is an advanced class [...]

$100.00