Here are some lovely books from tonight’s bookbinding class, longstitch through a slotted cover with a folded decorative slipcover. The students had loads of fun and were in love with their gorgeous little finished books.
Here’s a progress shot on our other new line of hand bound journals: bookcloth and screenprinted paper.
Here’s a little preview of our new leather journals. This one is sold but we’ll have more ready soon, in two sizes!
New Irish linen thread for bookbinding, in some fun bright colours.
A longstitch and linkstitch binding with a lovely dark, thick leather cover.
8-year-old Adriaan, a friend of Levigator Press, came by to visit and learned how to do a single-section pamphlet binding.
Here are a few images from Tuesday night’s class. One student prepared a reclaimed cover from an old book, and the others used chipboard covers.
Finished books from our students:
Making hinged covers for hardcover stab bindings. We’ll show you the finished books next week!
Here’s a finished student book from last night’s class, with a heavy paper cover made from some of the paste papers we made last month.