Embroidery Techniques on Leather for Bookbinding

Bookbinding

Leatherwork

Needlework

Residential course

Hannah Brown

28 September 2020 to 30 September 2020

From £232 Non-resident fee. Includes materials

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Description

The course will start with learning about different embroidery techniques and stitches and making an embroidery sampler to test all of these techniques out. Students will then work with leather using these embroidery skills to build up their designs over coloured leather onlays.

The course will conclude with the finished embroidered leather being stuck onto a text block to create a bound notebook.

Includes all material costs.

Residential Fees From: £463.   Non Residential: £232

Tutor information

Hannah graduated with BA (Hons) in 3D Crafts from Brighton University in 2004. She won first prize in the 2008 Designer Bookbinders Competition and was also awarded the Mansfield Medal for best book in the same competition. She has since won the same competition twice (2011 and 2013) and has also won two Distinguished winner awards in the DB International Bookbinding Competition (2013 and 2017).

Hannah specialises in fine bookbinding and other bespoke commissioned works with a particular focus on embroidery on leather. She works with a variety of materials to creating unique bindings from scratch from her home studio in Somerset.

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.