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Beeswax in Holder - Unbleached wax supplied in convenient plastic holder that facilitates needle and thread to pierce the binding. Also ideal for knot making.

Colored Linen Thread - The same excellent quality of our standard Irish linen thread, now available in a wonderful selection of colors. Perfect for decorative sewing, or in situations where the sewing is to blend in with colored paper.
Sold unwaxed in 50gm spools.

Two weights available 12/3 and 18/3, 18 bein...

Cotton Tape - Loose Weave - Most often used for fastening and tying stacks of pages and books with loose covers. This unbleached cotton tape has no adhesive and is very flat and soft, and is very gentle on the items that are tied with it. .

Available in various widths.

Cotton Tape - Tight Weave - This unbleached cotton tape is made without adhesive and is most often used for labeling objects and textiles, as well as hanging,tying, and reinforcing applications. A very flat and strong tape with good dimensional stability which can be written on.

Cotton Tape - Twill Weave - A heavyweight cotton tape without any adhesive, commonly used for tying, reinforcing textiles, and for sewing signatures in a book. Can also be used for finishing an edge of a stretched canvas that is not intended to be put into a stretcher. All sizes are natural in color.

Cotton Tape- Closeout - Most often used for fastening and tying stacks of pages and books with loose covers. This unbleached cotton tape has no adhesive and is very flat and soft, and is very gentle on the items that are tied with it.

Colors have been discontinued.

French Linen Thread - Our finest unbleached linen thread suitable for bookbinding, conservation, and other sewing applications where an exceptionally strong natural fiber thread is required. Imported from France, and stocked in the widest range of thicknesses available. All threads are three ply, sold in 50gm spools.
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Headband - Art Silk - Headbands are the decorative element found at the head and tail of a the text block on a bound book.

The Art Silk headbands are silk threads woven onto string or cane centers and fastened to cotton tape.

Overall width of all headbands is approx. 5/8".
The height of the embroidery varies b...

Headband - Lurex - Headbands are the decorative element found at the head and tail of a the text block on a bound book. The Lurex headbands are a metallic headband, consisting of a metallic gold thread and one other color. Available in size 2 only. headbands are sometimes referred to as endbands, and are easily appl...

Headband - Solid Silk - New to our headband selection are solid color thread and tri-color thread.
A more economical solution for larger editions requiring headband. These bands are beautifully constructed with threads sewn onto tape.

Available in 6 solid colors. Sold by the 25 meter pack.
Also available are ...

Headband - Woven Silk - Woven silk headbands are silk threads woven onto string or cane centers and fastened to cotton tape. Overall width of all headbands is approx. 5/8". Available in size 2 only.
*Sold by the Yard

Headband Silk Thread - Brilliant colors of twisted silk thread for sewing your own headbands. Available in 34 colors. Bobbins are 10 meters (approx. 11 yds) in length.

Irish Linen Thread - The finest quality 100% linen bookbinding thread made from natural unwaxed linen. This thread sets the standard for traditional bookbining, and is supplied to bookbinders around the world. All threads are reverse twist, satin finish and imported form the EU.

All threads three ply, and sold in 5...

Linen Bookbinding Cord - This high quality linen cord is very soft and pliable, unwaxed, unbleached, and minimally processed. Heavy weight linen cord is used in bookbinding for sewing on cords, where sections are sewn onto lengths of twine which wrap around the text block perpendicular to the sections, and used to create r...

Linen Sewing Tape - Dutch - An elegant and finely made tape used for sewing on tapes in bookbinding, as well as for ribbon ties and other applications. This tape is composed of 70% linen, 30% Cotton, which provides good strength and flexibility. Tape is unbleached and unsized, and has no adhesive of any kind applied to it.
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Linen Sewing Tape - German - Woven in a manner that allows tapes to be unwound and twisted into individual cords that are attached to the boards in the usual manner. Available in 5 widths, each sold in 27 yard lengths.

Linen Thread Closeout - Irish or German unwaxed linen thread. Great quality in rolls no longer stocked.

Linen Twine - First quality polished flax twine on 250 gm. spools, imported from Italy. Spools put up in 8 cord weight. 100 yards. Commonly used for sewing on cords, as well as a heavy twine for decorative sewing of a coptic or other exposed sewn binding.

Ramieband - A Non woven fabric often used as a substitute for linen sewing tapes, because of its strength, thinness, and ability to fray easily at the ends and blend into a cover.

Made from vegetable fiber from Boehmeria nivea and their family members, a nettle. Comes from tropical Asia, It is a very stron...

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