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.
On Wednesday the 27th we will meet at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery Cafe on Queen Street Edinburgh from 10:15 am. All welcome. The following week we will be back at the Forrest Cafe, as usual. Continue reading 27th February – Change of Venue
For all our day-to-day projects and some candid photos from the meet-ups please have a look at the groups Instagram page. Continue reading Instagram – bound_in_edinburgh
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