Cerealis: A Limp Binding - Online - 2024WKSP-09-15

  • 15 Sep 2024
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Online using MS Teams
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ONLINE: Cerealis: A Limp Binding with Stuart Hill

Limp bindings have been used for centuries as simple and effective structure for storage of records. Cerealis is based on an actual 18th century record of expenditures for wheat.

The old technique for tackets is used extensively in the construction of the cover and attachment of the textblock.

The textblock sewing is a very simple method that includes attachment of leather endbands. The paper-lined cloth cover incorporates at flap that is held closed with leather thongs.

Stuart Hill has studied bookbinding with CBBAG under the guidance of Betsy Palmer Eldridge, Don Taylor, Dan Mezza, Karin Scheper, and Rose Newlove. With a background in engineering and architecture, his keen interest is in the discovery of book structures. Please visit Stuart’s website: www.georgehillco.com.

Location: ONLINE using MS TEAMS
Dates: Sunday, Sept 15, 2024
Hours: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. (EASTERN TIME)
Course fee: $50 members / $110 non-members
Prerequisite: none
Maximum Enrollment: 15
Registration closes Monday, Sept 2, 2024, 11:59 PM EST

This is a live workshop only. The workshop will not be recorded.  

The instructor will be in contact prior to the workshop to share the meeting link and any required directions about materials preparation and required tools.

Technical requirements for participation:
•    Access to the internet and to MS Teams (through a browser or application)
•    Screen large enough to follow instructor’s video feed (cell phone is not ideal)
•    Computer with a Microphone or Headset / Webcam
•    You do not need a Microsoft 365 account to be a guest at a Teams meeting.

Participant-requested cancellations will be accepted up to 3 days prior to the published cut-off date for registration and will be subject to a 10% cancellation fee (a minimum of $5). After that, the full fee will be forfeited. In the event of the workshop being cancelled by CBBAG, the workshop fee will be fully refunded.

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