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 Post subject: book binding
PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:59 pm 
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anyone do it? any tips regarding glues and threads to use? like, does anyone have a source for vegan waxed thread?

everybody feel free to jump in with anything regarding the process, here. i'm a-learnin'.


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 Post subject: Re: book binding
PostPosted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 6:11 pm 
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hi alan!
i have an awesome book if you wanna borrow it.
i know for coptic stitch, it's super easy to forge a needle over a candle.
can you try waxed vegan dental floss or using a soy candle?

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 Post subject: Re: book binding
PostPosted: Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:52 pm 
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I have not tried that. Dental floss is a good idea. I do have a book:

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 Post subject: Re: book binding
PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:10 am 
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you can try, also, quilting supply stores usually sell a gadget that you can use to wax your thread. (quilt wax block) that looks like
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-6jggvhJGak8/T ... G_4653.JPG
That one is full of beeswax, but mine is clear and i assume synthetic, and i bought it at a mainstream sewing big-box store, so i assume they're available in non-beeswax as well.

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 Post subject: Re: book binding
PostPosted: Fri Jul 27, 2012 7:31 pm 
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thanks!


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