2016WKSP-23 Leather Workshop

  • 12 Aug 2016
  • 13 Aug 2016
  • Toronto ON
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2016WKSP-23
Leather Workshop
Instructor: Betsy Palmer Eldridge
Location: 24 Castle Frank Cres. Toronto
Duration: Friday eve. August 12 & Saturday August 13
Hours: Fri: 7 - 9:30 p.m., Sat: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Course fee: $125.00 members / $185.00 non-members
Materials fee: $15 payable to the instructor
Prerequisite: BB2 or permission of the instructor


This 1-1/2 day workshop, designed as an adjunct to Bookbinding 3, is a comprehensive introduction to the different types of leather and paring techniques used in bookbinding.


Betsy Palmer Eldridge apprenticed as a bookbinder in Hamburg, Germany, studied finishing with Jules Fache in Paris, and worked in conservation with Carolyn Horton and Associates in New York in the 60s. She has had her own Studio in Toronto since 1975, and has taught courses and workshops in bookbinding and conservation since in 1984. She has been active in professional organizations both nationally and internationally.

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