Saturday, August 11th, 2018:  Paper marbling workshop at Cedar Valley Retreat Center. SOLD OUT (cedar-valley.org)

Monday, August 13th, 2018: "Caring for your Personal Library" 12:30pm (one hour workshop at UWM's Hefter Center, Lake Drive, Milwaukee).

Saturday and Sunday,  August 18th-19th, 2018: I'll be at the West Bend Art Fair (at the Gallery of Wisconsin Art on Water Street, West Bend) with journals, sketchbooks, boxes, and marbled paper.

Saturday, September 8th, 2018: Introduction to Bookbinding at Cedar Valley Retreat Center.  SOLD OUT

Saturday, October 20th, 2018: Paper marbling workshop at Lynden Sculpture Garden. Visit Lyndensculpturegarden.org for details.


I designed this binding for a set of original etchings for Dickens' Drood, which were later mounted onto the pages. Full goatskin with goatskin inlays and gold tooling.

Prince Arthur

Samples of work

The mystery of edwin drood

Upcoming Classes and events


These 19th century Bibles are family heirlooms, and often in need of cleaning and repair.  The board on the left above has been cleaned and restored.

Email Carolyn@teacupbindery.com to discuss your book project, or to request a speaking engagement or class.

Set bound in calfskin with hand marbled endsheets and finished with gold tooling.

Specializing in traditional leather bindings, designed bindings, marbled paper, and the restoration of antiquarian books.

I learned the craft of bookbinding at The Book Restoration Company in Kenosha, Wisconsin, where I trained for 3 years with James Twomey.  I opened the Tea Cup Bindery in 2006. In 2008, I learned the art of marbling with Galen Berry, and now offer hand-marbled papers for use on books and for sale.

Bound in full Nigerian goatskin, with inlays of painted leather with blind and gold tooling. (Collection of John G. Delly)

Hand Bookbinding and Restoration

my story

shakespeare's sonnets

Family Bible

Cary Suneja, bookbinder and owner, Tea Cup Bindery

N53W15958 Creekwood Crossing, Menomonee Falls WI 53051

Carolyn@teacupbindery.com or 262-391-9612

Tea Cup Bindery