Well, what a time to be alive. I hope that you have been finding time to work on your bookbinding. We have been busy here even when we were locked down. Orders have been rushing in, most popular have been our kits, Long stitch binding, Japanese binding & of course the Deluxe Kit is a favourite paired with Kathy Abbott’s book for a fantastic gift.Continue Reading
Well the Australian Bookbinding Conference, Bind 19 is over and was a great success. The NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders did a fantastic job organising the conference. The venue was beautiful, right on the water and even the food was great. The speakers/presenters were all wonderful and all of us in the trade room had a fabulous time. The courses which we held both before and after the conference went very well too and the feedback was excellent!Continue Reading
Well it has been a busy month and I have been a bit slow with the blog update. I am pleased to announce a few new items in store. We are now stocking Elephant paper, Efalin paper (coming in the next week or two), large handled awls, some new book cloths, cane toad skins and bank note paper.Continue Reading
For those of you who have not been to a presentation, lecture or class with Dominic Riley, you don’t know what you’re missing. He is an outstandingly entertaining, knowleagable bookbinder and teacher. For those of you who have had the pleasure of learning whilst being entertained by Dominic I think you will enjoy this little bit of background information from him. Dominic will be presenting at the Bind19 Australian Bookbinding Conference this year and will be teaching in Sydney and in Canberra as well. You can read Dominic’s bio here. In Canberra Dominic will teach leather paring and knife sharpening, essential bookbinding skills. In Sydney you can finally learn the secrets to the traditional account binding Spring Back book, this is a five day class and will definitely be a lot of fun. Read on for a little insite into Dominics bookbinding career.Continue Reading
Welcome to the Bookbinding Australia blog where we will share with you some “Tips & Tricks” picked up over the years from various bookbinders. We will get up close and personal with some of the world’s bookbinding legends and amazing talents in our “In Focus” section and we will share some of our fabulous products and upcoming courses in “What’s On What’s New”.