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Bradel Binding with Designer Bookbinders

Sunday 8 March, 2020 at 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Sun 8 Mar, 1.45–2.45pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite
At Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6AL.
Join us for this demonstration and introduction to the world of Designer Bookbinding, led by prize winning bookbinder Tom McEwan

A sophisticated and versatile method of bookbinding, Bradel Binding is often used in fine and design bindings. In this demonstration, we’ll share the methods and tricks involved, and where the opportunities for creativity exist.

Led by professional bookbinder Tom McEwan, fellow of Designer Bookbinders, this demonstration will give an insight into the skills involved in the world of high quality fine bindings.

Designer Bookbinders is one of the foremost societies devoted to the craft of fine bookbinding. Its membership includes some of the most highly regarded makers in the fields of fine bookbinding, book arts and artists’ books, each with a passion for presenting the bound text as a unique art object. Tom McEwan is a multiple prize winning designer bookbinder, working from his bindery in Irvine.


Sunday 8 March, 2020
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
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Custom Lane
1 Customs Wharf
Edinbrgh, EH6 6AL United Kingdom
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