Large Bookbinding Kit

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Large Bookbinding Kit - The New York Public Library Shop
Large Bookbinding Kit - The New York Public Library Shop

In the spirit of handmade wares and time-honored craft, this bookbinding kit not only offers a journal to fill with words and scribblings, but also teaches the art of hand-bound bookbinding. Understanding the sewing process of bookbinding is the first step in making a sound book. Savor the satisfaction of using something you’ve crafted by hand.

Kit includes:
- 1 length of thread
- 1 bookbinder’s needle
- 2 linen tapes
- 1 instruction booklet
- 1 sheet of illustrated steps
- Hand-torn, line-free Strathmore drawing paper
- 60 pages (30 sheets)

Glue not included. Wheat paste is easily created by combining one part flour to four parts of hot water. Bleached flour works best.

 

Product: paper, needle, thread, instructions

Dim:  6″ tall by 4.5″ wide

Item Number: ABB6
Large Bookbinding Kit - The New York Public Library Shop
Large Bookbinding Kit - The New York Public Library Shop