Book binding class

techer syam

We really enjoyed our Book Binding class which held on 31 July and 1 August'10 at Botanical Garden Putrajaya.
Our teacher , Syam (in white blouse), she is such darling and caring.

preparingclass

bookbind

The book that we learned using the Kettle Stitch Binding and Coptic Binding technique.

I missed the Japanese Stab binding due to a small accident happen on my car (Sigh ...what a day). But still ok as Jap.Stab not my favour one.
Four little books of mine ...
finishbook

Didn't manage to took more pictures.
Busy with the sew, needle and thread.
And make friends with Gigi, Sweii, Hooi Fung, and sweet couple Song Pe & Mimmy, Mimie, Faza, Joelywn .
You may see more pictures in Syam's blog here.

Comments

Linda said…
So many lovely posts to catch up on Lay Hoon....these books are fabulous.
luthien said…
wow!! this is fabulous! i didn't know anyone could teach bookbinding in KL :) well done :)
Hearthandmade said…
this is fantastic!! I am hopefully going to a bookbinding exhibition/workshop this month.. its taking part in a castle.. i cant decide which part i am more excited about... the castle or binding books lol xo
Gaby Bee said…
These books are fantastic. I wish I could take such a bookbinding workshop too!
LittleSyam said…
Lovely blog you have here lay Hoon...Nice to have you as a student.. Looking forward to look at your art journaling using methods you've learned from my workshop.. take care//syam
Mar said…
so sorry your car suffered a boo boo..hope nothing too serious
your books turned out awesome tho!
the coptic stitch is a favorite of mine
it lends to the whole ancient feel of the process
good job!

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