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Unfortunately, we don't have Bookmaking workshops scheduled.

Send us an email or give us a call at (302) 454-1411 to express your interest or schedule for a group.


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Bookmaking Workshops

Handmade books are wonderful objects that make beautiful and personal gifts. They can be tailored to fit a variety of uses and covers can focus on any subject.

Bookmaking workshops can be great fun:

We can arrange workshops most any time of the day or week and can break them down into multiple shorter sessions to accommodate your group's schedule

One day, one book

This is bookbinding on caffeine. Get your hands on the basics from pastepaper to sewing a text block to attaching a hard cover. Take home the book you made from scratch all in a day’s work. Read more

No prerequisite. Ages 9 to adult. $120.

Pastepaper primer

Get in touch with your colorful inner child. Basic tools, tips and techniques combine with classic bookmaker’s technicolor wheat paste to make original designs for covering books or other personal projects. Read more

No prerequisite. Ages 9 to adult.

Simple books

We offer a variety of book formats: including simple pamphlet stitch, meander, flutter, and others. Read the workshop descriptions carefully. Many work as both soft and hard cover books. Read more

No prerequisite. Ages 9 to adult.

Classic clamshell box

An archival quality clamshell style box is just the thing for preserving a family Bible, baby book, wedding album or other treasures. Read more

No prerequisite. Ages 9 to adult.

Coptic stitch binding

Learn the ancient Egyptian secret of exposed stitching on the spine of a book. As unusual as it is decorative, this technique has no known mummy curses attached to it. Read more

No prerequisite. Ages 9 to adult.