Ballarat Heritage Weekend

Sago on Tuesdays bindery Book Care workshop  Where: Ballarat Mechanics Institute, 117 Sturt St., Ballarat  When: 4 sessions available - May 27 (11am, 2pm), May 28 (11am, 2pm) What: How to clean, protect and archive books you love. How: Book HERE at Trybooking to secure a place  Cost: $40 for the tool kit you can … Continue reading Ballarat Heritage Weekend

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Once Upon a Shire – an invitation

Once Upon a Shire,there were six artists and a bookbinder, whose work was inspired by time they spent with the Golden Plains community. Their musings and impressions were laid carefully and deliberately like stones in a dry wall across the hillside - tactile, honest, lasting. The work was bound, so that the wall we built can … Continue reading Once Upon a Shire – an invitation

You are invited to a day at a working bindery

The Victorian Bookbinders Guild, and the Sago on Tuesdays bindery would like to invite you to a day in a working country bindery.If you are invigorated by leather, type, writing, books and artworks on paper, then this is definitely for you.Come along and ask a trillion questions, touch and handle tools and materials, learn about … Continue reading You are invited to a day at a working bindery

The Bookbinders’ Guild spreads it’s wings

Writers, poets, printers, book collectors, teachers, artists - so many folks who are realising that the Bookbinder's Guild is more than just book-making. It was all on show at the Clunes Booktown event last weekend, and the word is spreading.Here are just a few things you can gain by being a member, and accessing knowledge … Continue reading The Bookbinders’ Guild spreads it’s wings

::: Gotta have a door prize for the big event :::

To celebrate the Arts Trail and welcome everyone to my bindery digs, I'm having a door prize - yippee!!So, would you like a chance to win this Art Companion?   There are two ways to enter. You can either 'Like' the bindery Facebook page and Share, or visit the bindery on the ArtTrail (#18) this weekend and … Continue reading ::: Gotta have a door prize for the big event :::

RARE TRADES – not just links to the past.

The Rare Trade community is building in our country, and are promoted in a new directory, called Rare Trades Australia. There are Bookbinders, blademakers, wheelwrights, timber boat builders, letterpress printers, coopers, tinsmiths, bootmakers, steam engineers, blacksmiths, weavers, stone wall builders and many more who use and demonstrate real Rare Trades today.The notion of a Rare Trade … Continue reading RARE TRADES – not just links to the past.