1 – 2 November: Bookbinding with Laura West


newly created books resting in the press - Laura West bookbinding course

newly created books resting in the press

Laura West's Regular Bookbinding Class returns to Logie Steading

Laura is a classically trained, award winning bookbinder specialising in traditional and contemporary hand-sewn books. A first class BA degree in Bookbinding from Roehampton Institute in London provided the sound traditional training and historical knowledge on which much of her work is based. Laura is also a Queen Elizabeth Scholar (2000) and Balvenie Artisan of the Year (2005). Laura and her husband, Chris, have run the Isle of Skye Bindery since 1999 and take on a wide range of bookbinding jobs, from limited editions to one-off commissions. Having taught many workshops locally and at university level, Laura's supportive approach to teaching involves using comprehensive printed notes alongside step-by-step demonstrations these options are designed to give you bookbinding skills to enable you to tackle different projects in the future.

  • Bookbinding for Beginners and Improvers:        Make a range of books over the two days using the wide range of material that Laura will bring.

Course Details:

To book a place please email panny@logie.co.uk

2 days, 9.30 - 4.30 (you are welcome to carry on working until 5.00)

£165 in the Long Room. Lunch and refreshments included

book binding little books with Laura West

book binding little books