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Miniature Books

Winning Miniatures

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.

The Compactus Book

Compactus Book Talk

We had an excellent presentation from a conservator at the State Library at our most recent meeting.

September Weekend Workshop

Weekend Workshop

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.

New Committee for 2016

Guild Meeting

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.

Getting Ready for 2016

Beginners Courses

The Guild has a full schedule for workshops, guest speakers, competitions and demonstrations planned for 2016.

Courses for 2016

Box Making Course

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.

Blind and Gold Tooling Demonstration

Marking Out The Pattern

Members that attended the latest meeting were privileged to recieve an impromptu and entirely unexpected demonstration of blind and gold tooling on leather.

Now On Instagram

Endpapers Made From Patent Applications

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.

New Interactive Book on Bookbinding

eBook Cover, on iTunes

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.

Orange Books

Book With Built-in Closure

The first meeting of the year saw the presentation of the first round of orange books and boxes.