Services — Sewing Options

Sewing Options

3 or 5-hole sewing

Pages are hand sewn through the spine, using either 3 or 5 holes, depending on the book size.

Naked (exposed) sewing

Stitches of a section sewn book remain exposed rather than being case bound.

Section sewing

Pages are folded as sections, gathered and sewn together though the spine.

Japanese sewing

A form of side sewing with decorative stitches that loop around the spine.

Zig-zag sewing

A form of side sewing with a zig-zag stitching pattern.

Side (stab) sewing

Stitching through the book from the front to back cover.

Saddle (Spine/centre) Sewing

Pages are bound into a cover by thread stitching along the spine.