Bookbinding Materials 101: The Thread

Bookbinding Materials 101: The Thread

Staples, glue, thread. All of these can be used to hold a book together. But for how long? And how strong are they? Classic bookbinding always included the use of threads and stitching. Over time, you’d observe dogged edges of pages, peeling covers, ripped spine covers. But the core spine of the book remains intact. […]