Long Stitch German Binding

by Angela

I made this book as a practice exercise to see if I could remember how to do the stitch from the Bookbinding Course I did 2 years ago. The course no longer runs but they do run a one day course in altered books now.

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Phoenix 4th January 2009 - 8:55 pm

i would absolutely LOVE to learn how to do that. I think I would miss a few key points if i just winged it! looks good! :o)

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Angela 5th January 2009 - 10:32 pm

Thanks Phoenix. It does fray the nerves a little when you are sewing it (through the hard spine) and the thread knots on you – plenty of shrieking!

If you are very keen to learn (or just a glutton for punishment!) there is a similar version in :

Volume I Non-Adhesive Binding:
Books Without Paste or Glue
http://www.keithsmithbooks.com

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