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Sewing a Text Block of Loose Leaves I

A stack of printed loose leaves in the process of being sewn into a text block for bookbinding. The best method of sewing single sheets is whip sititching (also called overcast sewing), which involves grouping the sheets into "signatures" and sewing the "signatures" one at a time. To learn how to sew single sheets by overcast sewing, check out this step-by-step tutorial:


This book will be sewn on recessed cords, and will be bound in leather.

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Taken on January 1, 2002