What do you call chain stitch for book binding?
Sometimes it’s also called chain stitch in bookbinding, but more often it’s called coptic stitch binding. I think it’s a great method for when you have book covers that are individual boards instead of completely wrapped around the entire journal spine area.
How do you do an isolated chain stitch?
Step 2: Come up a short distance away from the end of the stitch, and pass the tip of your needle through it. Step 3: Pull your floss all the way through. Step 4: Re-insert your needle into the same hole that your floss exited (left photo). Pull all the way through (right photo). (All by itself, this is called an “isolated chain stitch”.)
Which is the best Coptic stitch binding tutorial?
#1 – Coptic Stitch Bookbinding Tutorial 1 Materials 2 Covering the boards 3 Punching holes in the board 4 Punching holes in signatures More
How to do Kettle stitch on book binding?
Just stick your needle into the left side of the stitch already there and exit to the right of it. This is a kettle stitch that connects the stitches together and creates the cool pattern on the binding.
What kind of binding do you use on a book?
The coptic stitch bookbinding method is another way to bind your book with a spine that opens up completely, so you can lay your book flat. Sometimes it’s also called chain stitch in bookbinding, but more often it’s called coptic stitch binding.
When to use Coptic stitch for book binding?
I think it’s a great method for when you have book covers that are individual boards instead of completely wrapped around the entire journal spine area. With coptic stitch you will bind all the signatures and covers together with one long thread and a connected stitch that holds everything together tightly, but still with a lot of flexibility.