Wednesday, 14 November 2007


A new project. 'Kyffin Williams' a beautifully printed book from the Gwasg Gregynog press, celebrating the life of the artist and teacher, Kyffin Williams. Illustrated with linocuts by the man himself and a forward by H R H the Prince of Wales. I have two copies which will be fun.
The printed paper is folded into sections at the press however, I always re-fold the sections to ensure that the page layout is perfect. The sections are then pressed overnight and sewn. I realise that this is not the most exciting of posts but I hope that you the reader will be able to understand the various steps that go into making a book.

The pressed sections.

The first section showing the print layout.

The text block is sewn with an unsupported link stitch so that all the sections ( bar the first and last sections ) are joined together.

Next job is to print and make up the end papers. This may take a few days so please bear with me.

1 comment:

Beetlelady said...

What a great bookbinding blog! I am hooked already...