Bookbinding Tutorial Secret Belgian Binding

It’s tutorial Tuesday! I am sharing great bookbinding tutorials I’ve found around the web on Tuesdays – today’s tutorial is about a mysterious sounding bookbinding style called “Secret Belgian Binding” – This binding was invented in the mid 1980s by Anne Goy, a Belgian bookbinder. She was looking for a Western version of the traditional Japanese stab binding techniques. She wanted a book that would open flat but with the appearance of the stab sewing. Anne Goy calls this binding the “criss cross binding”. I can’t find the author of this great tutorial, so if anyone knows, leave a comment! click on the link  or any of the photos to see the full directions: The Secret Belgian Binding

 

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