Online sources for tools and equipment:

Thread – look for “top stitch” or “extra strong” like this one

Bookcloth from Ratchfords

General bookbinding supplies J Hewit

Greyboard – look on eBay (eg) for 2mm grey board

Pricking cradle –  make your own

For specialist papers try Shepherds or Lawrences of Hove

Calico for making your own bookcloth like this one for example

Suppliers of Vegan Leather  Creative faux leather  Faux leather paper  Happy hide original vegan leather
Bookbinders of Lewes

They may be able to help you by making books for you or helping with edge cutting. Appointments only until further notice

Telephone: +44 (0)1273 486718



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