This Slotted Long Stitch is created using a recycled postcard. On the spine of the book there are slots cut out so you can see the sitching in the sections of the book.
These Long Stitch books have a sturdy handmade Cave Paper spine. Each book has a different long stitch pattern on the spine. I find that people have a hard time picking what pattern to buy.
These Slotted Long Stitch books are made with Italian Rossi paper and recycled photography book. The slots in the spine allow the stitching to show throug.
Cave paper is a very durable paper and makes the spine of this book very strong. Using black cave paper, on the spine, I can highlight the red in the recycled magazine cover and with the elastic cord that keeps the book closed.
These Long Stitch books are made out of one piece of leather. The long stitching on these books wrap up and over the end of the spine giving it a more decorative feel. Also placing a chicago post on the book makes it easy to close.
Long stitch on leather. This binding goes up and over the spine of the book. There is a leather strap that wraps around the book and tucks into a slot for keeping it closed during travel.
These were created using old mason jar boxes. A friend of mine gave these to me and they turned out to be the best set of long stitch books. There is elastic cord to keep them closed.