The past couple of meetings a few of us have been experimenting with the seemingly infinite variations that a concertina spine and stitched pamphlets allow. All the variations we worked on had this starting constraint – a sheet of paper … Continue reading Concertina spine books and their variations.
There are only a few days left to catch the temporary exhibition of book art and paintings by Susie Wilson and Joan Smith but it would be well worth making the effort if you have not already made it along. … Continue reading Field Notes: Reflections on Camp Life at the Scottish Women’s Hospitals
A new group for sharing ideas and techniques on bookbinding. Come and meet like-minded people making and repairing books, journals, ‘zines and boxes. We meet weekly at : Forest Cafe, Tollcross (141 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9JN) Wednesday, 10.15am Free, but please support the cafe by buying a coffee etc. Continue reading Bound In Edinburgh
Book arts events and exhibitions in Edinburgh this February: Artists’ Book Market at the Fruitmarket and Stills 9th/10th. VAS Alight at the RSA until Friday 22nd. Rare Books at the UofE Main Library until 2nd March. Treasure Displays – 25 years of the Elizabeth Soutar Bookbinding Competition at NLS until 13th April. Bound In Edinburgh (That’s us!) each Wednesday morning. If you know of any other book art events or exhibitions coming up, please leave the details in a comment. Continue reading Book Arts in Edinburgh – What’s On February