Making Books

Ref: C2347028

This course will introduce you to simple methods of creating your own books. Learn how to make a book from a single sheet of paper! You will also be shown how to make covers for some of your books.

Course aim

Learn to make your own sketchbook or journal and add a cover using your own decorative papers.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Acquire and begin to develop craft skills and techniques for making a range of small books

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Mmaterials required: Paper - photocopy paper is ideal to practice. Cartridge paper is also good Some of your own decorative papers or gift wrap Scissors or craft knife and ruler Glue - PVA or pritt stick type glue Thin card or mount board

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Making Books


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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