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Calling all bibliophiles! Are you beloved books crumbling? It’s time to restore your precious pals to their former glory. A dying craft, book restoration involves restoring and repairing all elements of the book, from sewing spines to patching paper.
 
In this workshop you’ll get the low down on repairing and restoring your favourite reads. We’ll cover how to properly assess the damage, how to tone paper to match the original, various methods for repairing broken/crumbling spines as well as paper repair. This workshop is for absolute beginners and includes all materials, notes, and direct access to Mitch’s mind for seasoned papery guidance.
Start the next chapter in your literary adventure and get some shelf-awareness: it’s bound to happen.

What you'll get

  • All materials provided (including books to practice on)
  • Expert guidance from one of Melbourne’s leading experts

what to bring

  • 2-3 books in need of some TLC. We recommend bringing one or two to practice on before moving onto anything of sentimental value.

Tickets

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