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.
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