Last year we introduced some small competitions into the monthly meetings. We had a couple in 2015 and have now had the second for 2016.
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We had an excellent presentation from a conservator at the State Library at our most recent meeting.
Last year we re-introduced the weekend workshop for beginners, after many years of courses only in the evenings. The workshop was held in Roleystone, and the facilities were excellent.
The Guild is very pleased to announce two new members to the Committee after health issues meant that two members were unable to re-nominate.
The Guild has a full schedule for workshops, guest speakers, competitions and demonstrations planned for 2016.
We are coming to the end of our courses scheduled for 2015. We have a Beginners weekend workshop to be held at the end of September, and an Advanced course running in November.
Members that attended the latest meeting were privileged to recieve an impromptu and entirely unexpected demonstration of blind and gold tooling on leather.
The WA Bookbinders Guild is now on Instagram. We will be adding photos of interesting books made by members of the Guild, so keep an eye out for us. Every Monday a new photo will be added.
Jo and I have finally managed to finish our eBook on bookbinding. It has taken the best part of a year to create this interactive book on how to make your own books.
The first meeting of the year saw the presentation of the first round of orange books and boxes.