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.

Altered Books / Bookbinding

2 thoughts on “Long Stitch German Binding”

  1. 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

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