Bookbinder: Sonya Macdonald, Sago on Tuesdays bindery
Sonya Macdonald, from Sago on Tuesdays, is in
Sonya makes hand bound books to love, and repairs books already loved.
Her workshop is the Sago on Tuesdays bookbindery.
She employs traditional tools and techniques, and is dedicated to her rare trade, and to the bookbinding principle – that a well crafted book is a lifetime companion.
Though cheap books are handy, they are also disposable and not made to last. E-books are portable, but also transient. In the end, no-one wants to inherit their grandmother’s Kindle; it is leather, linen, paper and the hand written word that make memories.