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jleopold  ·  1423 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Watch me make a book

And what about this one?





rob05c  ·  1423 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    And what about this one?

Western bound, pages stitched together instead of glued, because that seemed like it would last longer. I don't know if the stitching has a name. A signature is four pages folded together. Each signature is stitched together thru the middle, bottom, top, and tied in the middle. Then all the signatures are tied together, thru the middle of one, out the middle of the other, thru the bottom of it, out the bottom of the next, et cetera. Then the board glued to the fabric, end pages glued to the cover.

jleopold  ·  1423 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Okay, yeah, I known that stitch, but I too don't know a name for it. It looks like you got it pretty nice and tight. If you haven't yet, I'd suggest getting a bone folder, because they're pretty wonderful and make the signatures a bunch easier. Hope to see more from you in the future, these look pretty sweet.