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Accordion style album with cloth cover made from Japanese kimono fabric

Bookbinding: Japanese Cloth Covered Accordion Album

Duration: Four-week evening course
Dates: Wed 21 Aug 18:00 - Wed 11 Sep 2024 20:30
Location: Print Studio

Create your own Japanese-inspired book. 

Learn to construct an album of double leaves, making it perfect for writing, painting or putting photos on both sides. The accordion structure is flexible to work with and creates a sculpturally interesting book. The boards will be covered with book cloth inspired by Japanese Kimono patterns, we'll provide a selection or bring along your own to make your book more personal.

Very enjoyable and great learning experience!

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Accordion style book with cloth cover

Need to know

  • What to bring

We provide everything you'll need, just bring yourself. You are welcome to bring along your own cloth and papers to make your book more personal.


  • What to wear

Please note that open-toed footwear and sandals are not allowed.


  • Food & drinks

A sealed water flask or drinking vessel is permitted but other food and drinks are not allowed in the studio.

Meet your tutor

Image pages bound together in a circle

Emma Fraser

Emma Fraser is an artist and bookbinder based in Scotland. At DCA she teaches bookbinding workshops and advises on book related matters in the Print Studio. As an accredited Book Conservator she runs the Book & Paper Studio, a small conservation practice in Dundee.

In partnership with Freelands Foundation

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