Bookbinding For Beginners


Residential course

Sarah Jarrett-Kerr

15 January 2021 to 17 January 2021

From £233 Non-resident fee

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This Workshop is an introduction to bookbinding where you will learn the basic use of bookbinding materials and tools together with some simple structures that can be made with little specialized equipment.

This Workshop is ideal for those who wish to learn simple forms for presenting work or art work or for building a fundamental knowledge of bookbinding.

During this Workshop students will learn the basic skills of bookbinding and the tools and material employed.  We will make a simple accordion binding with a cover followed by a single section book with a board cover known as a pamphlet binding.

Residential Fees From: £348.   Non Residential: £233

Tutor information

Sarah Jarrett-Kerr trained at Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts in the 1970s. from there she set up a bindery at The British School in Rome. Since then she has always had her own studio, working from home and taking private commissions. For more than five years she has led a bookbinding workshop for first year students at South Devon College. From time to time she gives private lessons.

Covid information

Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.

All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.

Dillington House is following Government guidelines and adhering to new guidance including local or national lockdowns.

All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled. Individuals who are affected by local lockdowns will be able to transfer to an alternative course. All other terms and conditions apply.