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Cerealis: Limp binding

March 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Instructor: Stuart Hill
Duration: 3 hours, Sunday Afternoon, March 24
Hours: 1:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Course Fee: $50 members/non-members
Materials Fee: Materials courtesy of George Hill & Co.
Prerequisite: none

This limp binding is based on a 18th century record of expenditures on wheat.

The textblock is sewn, incorporating leather headbands. The folded cover is made from a lamination of linen and handmade paper. The textblock and headbands are held in place using a series of tackets. The closure is a tied leather thong.

This is a great introductory course for beginners.

Stuart Hill has studied bookbinding with CBBAG under the guidance of Betsy Palmer Eldridge, Don Taylor, Dan Mezza and Rose Newlove. With a background in engineering and architecture, his keen interest is in the discovery of book structures. Please visit Stuart’s website: www.georgehillco.com


March 24, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


CBBAG Bindery
180 Shaw Street, Suite 102
Toronto, Ontario Canada