Saturday 3rd July 2021
11 – 3pm
This workshop will introduce you to three basic book structures. These form the foundation for further, more advanced processes. During the workshop you will be taught the correct terminology and alongside the hands on tutorial Roger will also throw in a few tricks of the trade!
Over the course of the session you will have completed three notebooks:
A single section hardback notebook. Quarter bound in cloth, paper sides and cut flush edges.
A single section hardback notebook. Quarter bound in cloth, paper sides and case bound with ‘squares’ (little lip round the edge).
A soft back notebook with pre-foiled cover.
All basic materials such as paper, tools and equipment are provided.
Your tutor : Roger Grech
Roger Grech is a Bookbinder and Printmaker, with over 20 years experience. He currently works as an Edition Binder at Stephen Conway Bookbinders Ltd in Halifax. Roger also runs his own workshop, Papercut Bindery, where he binds bespoke journals, small print run editions and undertakes repair work on old well loved bindings.
Roger is a regular tutor here at WYPW, here what previous students have to say about his workshops:
“I had a wonderful time, despite being unable to judge the middle of anything! Mr. Grech was a very encouraging teacher, with endless patience. I shall be practising book-making with enthusiasm, as I think this is something I could really enjoy and find useful. “
“Roger is incredibly knowledgeable about his craft, I had a wonderful afternoon learning from such a great teacher