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Angela Sutton's YouTube channel now features a number of videos that demonstrate many bookbinding techniques.

Click the image on the right for the video player on the Techniques page of this website. There are 28 videos in all, including 9 newly published in February 2021.

Angela Sutton has been binding and repairing books since 1971, learning first of all from Ian Ross at the old Oxford Polytechnic (now Oxford Brookes).

Click for Angela Sutton's video player on the techniques page


Angela Sutton leading a workshop as part of the Worcester Literary Festival 2011Photo: Angela Lloyd-James

She taught bookbinding at Malvern Hills College in Worcestershire for many years, and also at Urchfont Manor in Wiltshire until its closure by the County Council in 2012.

She is also one of the tutors on the residential bookbinding courses at Dillington House (click for further information) near Ilminster in Somerset, which are held three to four times a year, lasting from one day to four full days.

Angela Sutton’s bindery is in Malvern, Worcestershire, and she will arrange personalised tuition here to suit individual requirements, either for single students or for groups of up to four people. A group of friends may come together, or someone may give a friend a day’s bookbinding tuition as a birthday present. Please email Angela Sutton for details.

Book or CD ROM

Click for the Bookbinding in Pictures page

Angela Sutton has produced a manual of bookbinding instructions, Bookbinding in Pictures. This is designed to be used by beginners working at home on their own. It is available in book or CD form through PayPal and by post to anywhere in the world.

"In clarity of instruction
and format, this is the best beginners’ book
to come out in years."

Sandy Cohen,
US Guild of Bookworkers

Click the image above for further details, reviews, comments and PayPal link.




The original state of the book below, Hooker's Works, can be seen on the Case Studies page.  The box in the picture was made by Malcolm Hopper, one of Angela Sutton's students at South Worcestershire College

Angela Sutton

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for photographic and
audio-visual illustrations
of Angela Sutton's
bookbinding and
book repair work. 

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Angela Sutton accepts work from all over the world. Contact details may be found on the Contact page of this site.  The page also features links to affiliated websites, including that of Peter Bryenton, whose pictures, extracted from Angela Sutton's CD ROM, Bookbinding in Pictures, adorn the Techniques page. 

Marbled paper by the late Ann Muir


Click the image below for a 2-page PDF featuring Angela Sutton's work to restore a set of 19th century biblical commentary.

Click for a 2-page PDF of the 19th century bibles case study

The finished book is superb. Honestly, what an exquisite job you’ve made of it – what a comsummate craftsperson you are. Truly Angie I’m over the moon.
Jan Hargreaves


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