Author Bio: Kathy Abbott
Kathy Abbott has been a bookbinder for over twenty years. She served a four-year apprenticeship before studying bookbinding and print finishing at the London College of Printing. She went on to graduate in Bookbinding at Roehampton University. She is currently self-employed as a bookbinder and book conservator. She teaches at the City Literary Institute in London and at West Dean College, Chichester. Her work is held in private and public collections, including the British Library.