This binding way refers to a method of sewing signature through the fold by hand. Sewing thread travels in and out of the fold of one signature, from kettle stitch to kettle stitch, then passes to the next signature and travel in and out of the fold from kettle stitch to kettle stitch; so that each pass of thread along the length of the spine attaches one signature to the text block.  Sewing all along is the stronger method, in which case sewing all along would result in an excessive buildup of thread in the spine. The book acquires a flexible body which opens over its entire range.

This kit is

  • a wonderful opportunity for those who wish to get knowledge of the art of bookbinding.
  • Medium difficulty
  • an excellent giftfor those who loves books

Kit contains 12 materials to bind a book yourself:

  • 2 boards 3 mm.
  • 50 signatures size A4 Eco paper alga avorio 90gr. (produced by Venice seaweed)
  • 2 endpapers 
  • bookbinding cloth
  • gluebrush
  • case liner
  • liner
  • super
  • needle
  • waxed thread
  • fabric strip
  • hinge


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