workshop

Traditional Kyoto-style Bookmaking

Traditional Kyoto-style Bookmaking

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

Handmade bookbinding using traditional silk kimono fabric is a coveted craft that results in a beautiful original functional work of art. Most book binding shops have turned into automated factories. Tsutomu, a master bookbinder, has run his authentic hand-made bookbinding studio for over 55 years ago. Every step of the process has meaning, making it an artistic and meditational experience. …
Yoko&Tsutomu&Manimani
Yoko&Tsutomu&Manimani
Yoko&Tsutomu&Manimani
Yoko&Tsutomu&Manimani

What we’ll do

" Book Binding Workshop" 1. select book cover ( you can choose from our collection of old kimono textile / old cloth textile / varieties of fabrics ) 2. stitch the interior pages of the book by hand 3. cut the edge of the book to size 4. measure the book cover & other materials 5. set and arrange all paper and make book cover 6. assemble the interior of the book and book cover 7. press by…

What else you should know

If you are the family, we are very welcome. Under 5years old children might be difficult to have standard corse. In that case, embossing class would be better ( please check another workshop of mine!

What I’ll provide

Equipment
bookbinding materials

What to bring

Nothing !
Yoko&Tsutomu&Manimani
workshop
₹3,253 per person
₹3,253 per person