This leather bound book will fly to Singapore soon...I am happy that I've perfected this binding after 1 year and plus..been trying to figure out how to figure out my own technique. I've bought big sheet of calf leather for this project, and I am making a duplication of smaller version using the same technique...
I received quite lots of enquires asking me the different between Kettle and Coptic Stitch Binding. Many participants wanted to learn the best stitch, but for me both have special character of its own. It was like comparing 2 different skill. Here I would like to share some infos and pictures with all of you. I hope you will find some fact useful as your guide: KETTLE STITCH BINDING Kettle Stitch Binding Kettle stitch's roots lie in Medieval times. According to Dictionary.com, the kettle stitch is "(in hand sewing) a knot tied in the thread that links one section to the next." Kettle stitching looks like a series of knots joined together in a row. It required section/signature means a combination 3-5 sheets of paper being fold in order to create one section. The name itself are referring to the stitch that links one section/signature to the next (head & tail) and start at beginning of 3rd signature, continuously till the end. The term may be adaption of
Despite of having problem with sewing machine I managed to deliver this very special book of Paul & Sam "Our Adventure Book". I hope they will happy with the outcome. Travel far far away to California, to be used as a wedding guest book and will be loaded up with pictures, love and happy stories.
Hello there.. I delivered a very special book to Cherie today. This is not an ordinary book but going to be filled with loads of stories; life, memories, inspirations, photos and love to beautiful bride to be; Cherie. Inspired by movie: Up the wedding photography will take place this weekend at Cameron Highland. Imagine with all props she gonna uses and this leather bound book (coptic binding) just a small part of her many more props. I am excited and intrigue with the detail of her preparation...Never heard of the movie before, but gonna find dvd so I could watch it. Thanks to Cherie to have me being part of your adventure.... ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ //syam