Bookbinding Tutorial From
Angela Sutton On CD
Bookbinding in Pictures, by Angela Sutton, offers
a comprehensive introduction to the absorbing craft of
It provides all necessary instruction for beginners,
describing the tools, equipment and materials needed and how to
work with them.
It is intended for people working on their own who will be
able to achieve the goal of rebinding a favourite book and
thereby gain confidence to progress to further studies.
The photographs are carefully matched to the written
Text and photographs appear side by side on screen and
each page can be printed separately or as part of a unit.
This ancient and wonderful craft is in danger of
disappearing through lack of local classes and the opportunity
Angela Sutton has put together a set of basic instructions
for complete beginners, with the emphasis on how to use the
tools, equipment and materials.
"I have enjoyed the case binding section
which is very thorough, comprehensive
and the photos are really good ...
I was intrigued by your triple method
of handling single sheets
which is quick and easy to do."
June McNicol, Australia
"A pretty comprehensive working guide ...
with the great attraction of numerous
clear photographs of all the stages
of work discussed"
Barry McKay, Society of Bookbinders
Angela Sutton: Boobkinding in pictures
"In clarity of instruction and format,
this is the best beginners’ book
to come out in years."
Sandy Cohen, US Guild of Bookworkers
1. Book Structure 9. Headbanding
2.Preparation for sewing 10. Leather Paring
3.Sewing 11. Covering
4. Rounding & Backing 12. Sidings
5. Case Making 13. Putting Down Endpapers
6. Leather Bindings 14. Finishing
7. Endpapers 15. Slipcases
8. Attaching Boards 16. Loose Leaf Binding
Price including shipping £22.80.
including postage to
Europe and the USA. Shipping surcharges apply for other
destinations, please inquire for
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