1. Multi-section Sewing With a Hard Cover
A series of short movies demonstrating how to make a codex book with lots of pages.
For captions – click on “CC” at the bottom of the screen.
Please note you must have a H&S Induction to use the Ream Cutter shown in this video
Please note you must have a H&S Induction to use the Board Chopper shown in this video
2. Multi-section Sewing – Coptic Style (Chain stitch)
This structure works well when you want to leave the spine exposed as the stitching is decorative. If you can sew neatly and with even tension you can leave the spine unglued – this makes a delicate binding style for light-weight books without hard covers. If you do want to add a hard cover it is best to attach them with the sewing – see Helen in the workshop for more info about this or have a look at the links below.
Please note there is no sound on this video so please use “CC” for caption instructions.
There are many variations to this sewing structure. You may find some of these helpful:
3. Single Section or Pamphlet Stitch
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4. Stab Sewing for Joining Single Sheets – its better than perfect!
Four short videos showing preparation, some simple patterns, making holes with the paper drill and sewing.
Please note there is no sound with these videos so please use “CC” for subtitled instructions.
5. Three Simple Cut and Fold Books
Sometimes called poster books, these simple structures all fold up from a single sheet of paper.
No glueing or sewing required.