Wednesday, 27 February 2013

April Bookbinding Workshop

Workshop Full
Please contact me if you would like first dibs at my next workshop ... date tbc.

I have been wanting to run a workshop in my local town for quite a while and recently snatched at the opportunity to book the art room above the newly-located local Art Shop (a family run business).

During this workshop, I will guide you through the process of making your very own “Open Spine” hand-bound notebook, which you can then take home and enjoy. All abilities are welcome as I will endeavour to adapt the workshop to your requirements.

All materials and specialist equipment will be provided. If you have any special fabric or paper you would like to include then please bring them along too. We will also have access to the materials in the art shop at a discounted price (% tbc). It will be like having our very own arty larder!

Coffee and tea will be provided, but please bring your own packed lunch. If we're feeling a bit flush, we could always pop up the road to the world-renowned Betty's Tea Room.

The Art Shop,  Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 9DU (on the corner of Hawksworth Street, facing onto Leeds Road - a brisk two-minute walk from the train and bus stations).

Please contact me via  for further information or to book a place. I will be asking for a £10 deposit at the time of booking to confirm your place on the workshop.

I look forward to hearing from you!

Kate x

Please note that the building is pretty old and the staircase to the art room is a little steep, and may therefore be inaccessible to people with a mobility issue.


  1. Lucky enough to have taken part in this workshop today. Kate was an amazing teacher, it was a hugely enjoyable experience - and I actually made a book! A great experience and if you have a chance to join one of these workshops, I highly recommend that you do! Chrissie

    1. Oh Chrissie ... I am so pleased that you enjoyed yourself! I had a thoroughly enjoyable day too and am thrilled with the "weaver's knot" that you taught me. Kate

  2. Will you be running this in Ilkley again? I live in Ilkley but only just found out about it, 2 weeks too late!

    1. Oh no ... what a shame! I am hoping to run another at the same venue end June/ beg July, before the children break up for the summer. I just need to book the room ... I'll post the details on here when they're confirmed. K x

  3. Thank you. I'll keep an eye out.

    1. Hi there, just to let you know that I will be running another workshop on Sat. 22nd June. K x