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Coptic Bookbinding Kit



Coptic Bookbinding Kit

Coptic Bookbinding Kit. Get your decorative bookbinding career off to a great start with this Coptic Binding Kit.

Coptic Binding is a more intricate decorative binding than Japanese binding, which allows you to open out the book completely flat – very useful for sketchbooks. Perfect for your favourite recipes, hand written poems, or sketches.

You can learn more about the history of this technique here.

You will find everything you need to make 2x A5 books in the kit. The kit includes:

  • Paper: 48x A4 sheets
  • Greyboard: 4x A5 sheets
  • Decorative paper: 4 sheets cut to size (patterns may vary)
  • End sheets: 4x A5 sheets
  • Awl
  • Bone folder
  • Swann-Morton scalpel inc. 5 blades
  • Curved bookbinding needles x2
  • Waxed thread x6m
  • 125ml pot of glue
  • Double ended glue spreader
  • Instructions

Order a kit with online workshop here

More Bookbinding Equipment can be found here

Items are shipped within 1-2 business days after payment has been received.

About The Smallprint Co.

Hannah and Chris have brought their passion for print to the high street with their boutique studio close to the centre of Derby and its famous Cathedral Quarter. The team prints letterpress commissions for private clients and small businesses, facilitates workshops on and off site and produces a range of popular greetings cards for retail. A gallery is situated to the front of the studio which shows work by printmakers and workshop attendees alike. They welcome volunteers to the studio to help with cataloguing their expanding collection of type too, so get in touch if you fancy getting your hands inky!


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