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Welcome to my Bookbinding Blog

The making of books, the teaching of bookbinding and the association with other bookbinders and book artists has become the focus and passion of my life. Bookbinding has many aspects and we debate a lot about the precise definitions of various aspects but, working with our hands within this discipline, challenging our skills and creativity is intriguing, frustrating and exciting.
Sydney Bookbinding
Sydney Bookbinding

New Oriental papers for endpapers and decorative effects

Grey and olive patterned oriental paper

Just arrived are 4 new Oriental papers that I think are very suitable as endpapers and,or decorative areas of books. The beautiful swirly patterned papers are Suminagashi dying onto strong oriental paper. The first is a gold and black design …
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Coloured and patterned bookcloth

Calabria White Lace - Calabria White

These images are of the more decorative cloths. Firstly the Suedex Prestige. This is a delicious suede cloth that I have used on a book cover as well as lining boxes. Then the Duo Bookcloth which has a two toned …
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Bookcloth images – Chelsea Cloth & Arbelave Library Buckram

abwhi2 - White

In the absence of a website I am using my blog for information regarding the materials I offer for sale both here at the bindery and via mail-order. I will have a price list as a PDF very soon so …
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Sydney Bookbinding