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Bookbinding I

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, October 12, 13, 14 and 25, 26, 27, 2019 This 6-day CBBAG foundation course introduces the variety of tools, materials and techniques fundamental to hand-bookbinding. The course will start with the making of simple pamphlets and proceed… Continue Reading →

Bookbinding 101

Saturday, September 21, 2019 Learn the traditional basics of bookbinding in this one-day workshop. You will learn the terms used in bookbinding, familiarize yourself with all the tools, and create your own simple books including: stitched pamphlets, Japanese stab binding… Continue Reading →

Secret Belgian “Crisscross” Binding

Workshop, Saturday, May 25, 2019 DELPHINE PLATTEN | ATELIER DE RELIURE MODERNE 2177, rue Masson, atelier 305, Montreal QC 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Delphine Platten is a professional bookbinder and member of CBBAG and the Conseil des métiers d’art… Continue Reading →

Paste Paper (CSO workshop)

The Calligraphy Society of Ottawa is hosting this 2-day workshop on May 4-5, 2019. Paste paper had its origins about 450 years ago when book binders added paint to their paste and used it to make patterned paper, thus creating… Continue Reading →

Drop Spine Boxes (Clamshell): An Introduction to Box Making

Saturday, May 11, 2019 Suitable for beginners and all experience levels. Join us for a fun hands-on workshop learning to make drop spine “clamshell” boxes! These hinged lid boxes are perfect for protecting books, archives, prints, and anything else. In… Continue Reading →

Bookbinding I

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, May 17, 18, 19 and 24, 25, 26, 2019 This 6-day CBBAG foundation course introduces the variety of tools, materials and techniques fundamental to hand-bookbinding. The course will start with the making of simple pamphlets and proceed… Continue Reading →

Marvellous Marbling

Friday and Saturday,  April 12 and 13, 2019 Last year this workshop was so popular we ran it twice. Now we are running it again! This two-day course will teach you all the basics of paper marbling — you will… Continue Reading →

Folding Winter Away!

Saturday, Sunday, March 9–10, 2019 What is the best way to chase away the winter blahs? Working with colour and making books! Using Gelli Arts® printing plates (supplied) we will spend the first day of the workshop relishing the opportunity… Continue Reading →

Nag Hammadi Codex

Saturday, February 9, 2019 The Nag Hammadi codices take their name from the Egyptian village where in 1945 a clay pot containing thirteen ancient books was discovered. These books are the earliest extant codex bindings ever found – 1800 years… Continue Reading →

FREE Bookbinding Day
LEARN, Shop and Play

Saturday, January 12, 2019 This completely non-structured day of playing and learning will be free – that’s a good start! Come and work on your bookbinding related projects all day. There will be experienced bookbinders, paper makers, paper decorators, etc…. Continue Reading →

Acrylic Pour Book Covers

Saturday, December 15, 2018 Do you want a new addiction — then check out this workshop! Acrylic pouring is so much fun and when its done you will have some absolutely gorgeous covers for your books — or you can… Continue Reading →

Treasure Box

Saturday, November 17, 2018 Using decorative papers and board, we will make 4-drawer boxes, suitable for holding your treasures (nibs, beads, tiny bits and bobs, etc.) The finished box is 8″ x 8″ x “1”.  The instrtuctor will supply board… Continue Reading →

Miniature Books Galore

Saturday, October 13, 2018 Miniatures are all the craze right now! And I mean MINI! We will start at 2″ x 1.5″ then go to 1.5″ x 1″ and if you are brave even 1″ x 7/8″. This workshop will… Continue Reading →

CBBAG Core Course
Bookbinding Finishing

Sunday to Friday, September 16 to 21, 2018 (6 days) This intensive 6-day core course will teach the student all the fundamentals required for finishing on leather. Topics covered include: types of leather; tanning processes; and the best leather to… Continue Reading →

Bookbinding 101

Saturday, September 29, 2018 Learn the basics of bookbinding in this one-day workshop. You will learn the terms used in bookbinding, familiarize yourself with the tools, and create samples of simple books including: stitched pamphlets, Japanese stab binding and a… Continue Reading →

More Fantastic Marbling

Friday and Saturday, May 4-5 The last Marbling course we offered (in March) was such a great success we are offering the same course again! There were a few on the waiting list but we have lots of spots still… Continue Reading →

FREE Play Day – Learn, Shop & Play

Saturday, April 14, 2018 Come for the day or drop in to purchase supplies. This completely non-structured day of playing and learning will be free – that’s a good start! Come and work on your bookbinding-related projects all day. There… Continue Reading →

NEW!!
CBBAG Ottawa Valley
Studio Day

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Come and work on a book arts project of your choice in the company of other like-minded individuals. Bring everything you need to work on a project of your choice, as well as lunch and snacks and… Continue Reading →

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