Cross Stitch Binding Tutorial
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The gift that keeps on giving – make a journal, and learn the process to continue making more.
100% beginner-friendly – no previous bookbinding experience required
Perfect for first-time bookbinders, artists, DIYers and journal keepers.
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27 full-colored pages
70-plus photo-instructions and illustrations
Cross stitch binding is a variation of long stitch binding in which a text block gets hand-sewn to a piece of leather leaving the book’s spine exposed. This binding method can easily be adapted to create a variety of shapes and patterns on the spine, adding to the decorative appeal of the book.
This easy-to-follow guide illustrates how to make an A6-sized journal with a cross stitch pattern (measurements: 10.5 x 14.8cm/ 4.1 x 5.8″ approximately). In this tutorial, we illustrate how to make the cross stitches overlap each other. You will learn how to stitch signatures 1 and 4, then signatures 2 and 5 followed by signatures 3 and 6 together.
What you get
You will receive 1 PDF file, 4.24 MB. This tutorial consists of 27 full-colored pages with 70-plus photo-instructions and illustrations.
Please note that this is an e-product. No physical product will be shipped.
All rights reserved. This tutorial, including all photos, illustrations and instructions, is strictly for personal use and may not be resold, redistributed or shared under any circumstances.
Because of the nature of the product being a digital product, no refunds or exchanges will be granted.
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