New binding trials
New binding trials

I've been making some small soft-backed books for people, trying out methods of binding that are new to me. This cover is made from two layers of cloth and I am experimenting with ways in which I can use cloth book covers instead of leather, card and wood.

 Here is a red leather pocket book, sewn in a similar manner to the cloth book. 

Here is a red leather pocket book, sewn in a similar manner to the cloth book. 

 A detail of the sewing of this different structure. No glue is used in these bindings. They are based upon historic bindings found in Tallin. 

A detail of the sewing of this different structure. No glue is used in these bindings. They are based upon historic bindings found in Tallin. 

New binding trials
 Here is a red leather pocket book, sewn in a similar manner to the cloth book. 
 A detail of the sewing of this different structure. No glue is used in these bindings. They are based upon historic bindings found in Tallin. 
New binding trials

I've been making some small soft-backed books for people, trying out methods of binding that are new to me. This cover is made from two layers of cloth and I am experimenting with ways in which I can use cloth book covers instead of leather, card and wood.

Here is a red leather pocket book, sewn in a similar manner to the cloth book. 

A detail of the sewing of this different structure. No glue is used in these bindings. They are based upon historic bindings found in Tallin. 

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