Bookbinding/ Decorative Stitch Classes


Deadline: 29 May 2017 at 20:30

This series of bookbinding classes will introduce 4 stitches over the four weeks, held on Monday evenings at Madelvic House from 6.30-8.30pm:

8 May: Straight stitch / button fastening
15 May: V stitch
22 May: Open spine binding
29 May: Staggered stitch

You are welcome to join for one or more classes, at a cost of £12 per class (£9.60 concession), or attend all four classes at a discounted price of £40 (£32 concession).

All materials and equipment will be provided but if you would like to bring along any patterned papers, maps, photographs, ribbons and/or buttons to incorporate into your book/s, please do so.

Beginners are welcome: step-by-step instructions and demonstrations will be provided in each class and you will leave with your own hand made book and the skills to make many more.

Books can be used as note books, journals, sketchbooks and also double up as great presents.

Please note: this class is for adults only.

Visit for more details and to book tickets. If you are in receipt of benefit(s) or a pension, you can receive a 20% discount off the ticket price.

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Find us:
Madelvic House,
Granton Park Avenue

Wheelchair Access: granton:hub takes every step to be inclusive and accessible to all members of the public. Currently, granton:hub at Madelvic House (B-listed building) can not guarantee ease of use or full access to all wheelchair users without further additional changes being made to the front door and toilet areas of building.
Wheelchair ramps will be provided and there is level access throughout but there is no wheelchair accessible toilet.

If you would like more information about the accessibility of the building please get in touch and we would be glad to help - contact us at

Location: Edinburgh City

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The deadline is Monday 29 May 2017 at 20:30.

Audience Development / Crafts / Design / Education / Traditional Arts / Visual Arts