Materials

Materials, Supplies, Make Your Own Book Kits & Creative Packs

Bookbinding leather repairArchival Leather Dressing   £6.25

Cleaning Wax & Preservative for Bookbinding, Book Arts, Fine Arts & Crafts
Leather dressing and cleaner is an anionically stabilised emulsion of hard ester wax materials.  The dressing will assist in cleaning, restoring and reviving the feel of quality leather.  It should not be used on crumbling and damaged leather.

Crawford Waxed Irish Linen CordCrawford Waxed Linen Thread / Cord
£2.50 5m, £4.50 10m, £7.50 15m colourpacks

100% linen by the metre in a wide range of colours.  Perfect for Book Arts and bookbinding, corded bindings such as Coptic, Japanese and Longstitch.  Brighten up your work by the metre!

BUY WAXED LINEN THREAD BY THE METRE OR IN COLOUR PACKS

Asahi Japanese Bookcloth
Asahi Japanese Bookcloth,
£18 half metre, £36 metre

These paper-backed bookcloths are perfect for a rich and elegant finish.  Luxury archival material for books, boxes, portfolios, journals, albums and presentations.  Limited selection by the half or whole metre.

BUY ASAHI JAPANESE BOOKCLOTH

English Broadcloth Bookcloth, £8 half metre

Luxury paper-backed archival broadcloth cuts, folds and works cleanly across a wide range of book, box and case products.  Rich colours off the one metre roll cut by the half metre to order.

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PVA bookbinders
Bookbinding PVA Glue  £4.95

Acid free, achival, clear and flexible adhesive.  Water based and soluble, can be diluted up to 30% for lighter applications.  Our Bookbinders’ PVA is PH neutral, chemically inert and labratory tested to 50 years.  Reduce the risk of craft quality glues which yellow and become brittle.  250ml

Make Your Own Book Kits & Creative Packs

Having all your materials pre-cut and ready to assemble saves a lot of time.  Kits include all materials for the project: pages, covers, thread, templates and instructions and template.
Limited Edition kits available upon request.

Pre-cut book arts kits - Pamphlet stitched bookletPamphlet Stitch Square Booklet  £4.95

20 pages of 130gsm fine art pages suitable writing, drawing, sketching with a range of wet and dry media.  Heavy weight Somerset 250gsm 100% cotton rag mould-made black wrap-around cover with generous fore edge turn-ins for durability and clean finishing.  Acid free and archival.
DIMENSIONS:  14cm square    /    5 3/8″ square  

diy-japanese-a5-1MaterialsJapanese A5 Notebook  £4.50
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Clean, classic Japanese binding in warm neutral colours.  20 sheets of 130gsm fine art quality paper ideal for writing, drawing with a wide range of wet and dry media.  Mid-weight Hahnemuhle 100% cotton rag mould-made covers with generous fore edge turn-ins for durability and a clean finish.  Acid free and archival.
DIMENSIONS:  21cm x 18cm     /    8 1/4″ x 7″

products-japanese-sm-500Japanese Pocket Notebook  £3.50

40 graph paper pages, selection of fine art paper covers, cord, template and instructions.  This pocket-sized notebook is perfect for individual projects and makes a wonderful collection.
DIMENSIONS:  14cm tall x 10cm wide    /     5.5″ tall x 4″ wide

Minature Accordion BookMini Accordion Book  £3.50

8 fold-out pages of 130gsm white, lightly textured pages accepts wet and dry art materials.  Somerset 250gsm 100% cotton rag mould-made black covers.  Perfect for pocket sized stories, photo portfolio or continuous doodling.  DIMENSIONS:  page 7cm square    /    page 2 3/4″ square

Creative Binding and Collage KitsCreative Binding and Collage KitsCollage Kits     £12.50

A wide selection of top materials from the studio, these kits include fine papers, French hand-marbled papers, printed papers, fibres, textures, inclusions, grey board, card, colourful cords as well as speciality papers for drawing, sketching and collage.  Enough materials to create several unique projects.

Fine art marbled paperhand marbled paperHand Marbled Fine Art Papers  £6.95

Hand marbled paper in rich colours and a variety of patterns.  Fine art quality for cards, books, crafts, wrapping, add a touch of brilliant colour to your hand made gifts.  Patterns vary, a great price for gorgeous papers.  Mixed pack of 5 A4 size sheets

International Paper Sizes

Here’s a handy reference for anyone working with layout.  Post it on the wall and save yourself all the guesswork.

Int'l Paper Sizes