Bookbinding – Japanese Style Books
This course explores traditional Japanese bookbinding techniques using handmade papers and linen threads to make books with different stitching patterns.
Participants will learn how to fold and manipulate paper, measure, cut and sew using specialist bookbinding tools and materials, and will take away their own handmade books plus the skills to make more at home.
The course is suitable for complete beginners or for bookbinders who would like to learn new techniques, and all the tools and materials will be provided.
Megan Stallworthy trained in bookbinding at Brighton University, Megan makes sketchbooks, notebooks and bespoke books from her studio in West Somerset. She runs workshops at arts centres and book festivals, and has many years of experience as a visiting and associate lecturer, teaching bookbinding to art and design students at colleges and universities.
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.