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book material sets

Want to make another book just like the one you made in a sampler workshop? These sets contain all the pieces, cut to size, that we used in class. For each set, choose your own color combination of block-printed book cloth, end papers, and waxed linen thread.

photo of case binding sampler materials

case binding sampler
materials kit

Includes:
12 4-sheet folded and trimmed sections
2 end papers
1 sheet of block-printed bookcloth
bookboard covers and spine piece
super, cotton sewing tapes, and headbands
35/3 linen thread, pre-waxed
blank punching jig paper
bookboard tools for spine layout and corner marking
corner marking and trimming diagram

$15
book size: 4 in x 5.5 in x 3/4 in
**Since this is a specially-priced materials kit for students who have already made a book in a workshop, step-by-step instructions are not included.**

photo of stab binding sampler materials

stab binding sampler
materials kit

Includes:
70 sheets Mohawk Superfine
2 end papers
1 sheet of block-printed bookcloth
bookboard covers and spine pieces
18/3 waxed linen thread
blank drilling jig paper
bookboard tools for spine layout and corner marking
corner marking and trimming diagram

$15
book size: 4 in x 5.5 in x 3/4 in
**Since this is a specially-priced materials kit for students who have already made a book in a workshop, step-by-step instructions are not included.**

photo of coptic stitch sampler materials

coptic stitch sampler
materials kit

Includes:
10 4-sheet folded and trimmed sections
2 end papers
1 sheet of block-printed bookcloth
bookboard covers
18/3 waxed linen thread
blank punching jig paper
blank drilling jig paper
bookboard tool for corner marking
corner marking and trimming diagram

$15
book size: 4 in x 5.5 in x 3/4 in
**Since this is a specially-priced materials kit for students who have already made a book in a workshop, step-by-step instructions are not included.**

bookbinding supplies & tools

photo of punching trough kit

punching trough kit

This kit contains pre-cut pieces of bookboard to make a 10" long punching trough, just like the ones we use in Burdock & Bramble bookbinding workshops. Includes instructions for assembly. *Note* You will need PVA glue and a glue brush to put the trough together.

$7
assembled trough size: 10 in x 5.5 in x 5 in