Back in Stock: Crawford Waxed Irish Linen Thread for Bookbinding and Crafts

Posted on July 30, 2015 by Susan Green | 0 comments

Crawford Waxed Irish Linen Thread for bookbinding is back in stock in a range of wonderful colours and in convenient, affordable lengths for your craft projects. Shop now or read on for further information and colour swatches.

if you have any queries, please email me: info@boundbyhand.co.uk

 

This is a very popular thread for bookbinding and artist's books, especially exposed spine bindings such as the Coptic, Longstitch, Secret Belgian and Japanese Stab Stitch. Also used for leather goods work, macrame, beading, jewellery making, strong mending, etc. It's 4-ply and pre-waxed with natural beeswax for your convenience.

Each packet contains 3 complimentary colours, 5 yards of each, giving 15 yards in total per packet. You can choose from the following:

Greyscale: Black, Charcoal Grey, White

Natural: Tan, Natural, White

Browns: Chocolate, Nut, Tan

Autumn: Rust, Orange, Yellow

Pinks: Red, Hot Pink, Soft Pink

Purples: Maroon, Purple, Lilac

Greens: Emerald, Forest, Mint

Blues: Navy, Mid, Light

Aqua: Turquoise, Teal, Light Blue

Colours may vary slightly between dye lots and may appear different in person due to variations in your computer screen, mobile or tablet. So if colour matching is crucial to you, please get in touch with me. 

Susan 

info@boundbyhand.co.uk

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Size Guide
Memory Books, Guest Books, Condolence Books, Journals and Sketchbooks

All dimensions indicate external dimensions of the closed book. Memory Books have 128 pages of heavy paper & spacers for inclusions; Guest Books, Journals & Sketchbooks have Mohawk Superfine Smooth 118gsm paper, usually 192 pages unless otherwise indicated in the product listing. Pagination can be adjusted a little for bespoke books, speciality artists' papers on request.

 SIZE HEIGHT WIDTH DEPTH
A4 Large Portrait 12 inches or 305 mm 8.5 inches or 215 mm 1.5 inches or 38 mm
A4 Large Landscape 8.5 inches or 215 mm 12 inches or 305 mm 1.5 inches or 38 mm
A5 Medium Landscape 6 inches or 155 mm 8.5 inches or 215 mm 1.5 inches or 38 mm
A5 Medium Portrait 8.5 inches or 215 mm 6 inches or 155 mm 1.5 inches or 35 mm
A6 Small Landscape 4.5 inches or 114 mm 6 inches or 155 mm 1 inch or 25 mm
A6 Small Portrait 6 inches or 155 mm 4.5 inches or 114 mm 1 inch or 25 mm
Miniature Journals

96 pages of Mohawk Superfine 118gsm paper

 One Size 3 inches or 76 mm 2.25 inches or 60 mm 20 mm or 0.75 inches
Simple Wrap Journals

60 pages of 130 gsm paper

 One Size 6 inches or 148 mm approx.  4.5 inches or 108 mm approx. 20 mm or 0.75 inches
Paperback Notebooks

With Mohawk Superfine 118gsm paper

 A4 Large 297 mm or 11.5 inches approx. 205mm or 8.25 inches approx. 64 pages
A5 Medium 210 mm or 5.75 inches approx. 145 mm or 5.75 inches approx. 56 pages
A6 Small  150 mm or 6 inches approx. 100 mm or 4 inches approx. 48 pages
A7 Pocket 106 mm or 4.25 inches approx. 72 mm or 2.75 inches approx. 40 pages
Accordion Books

8 pages of Mohawk heavy paper

A5 Medium Portrait TBC
A6 Small Landscape