3 for 2 Special Offer on Crawford waxed Irish linen thread. As the days shorten and nights draw in, it's the perfect time to get stuck into your craft projects. So I'm pleased to share this special offer...
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.
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.
All dimensions indicate external dimensions of the closed book. Memory Books have 128 pages of heavy cartridge paper; Guest Books, Journals & Sketchbooks have 192 pages of cartridge paper, counted all sides. 'Slim' books have 96 pages. Pagination can be adjusted a little for bespoke books.
|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||1.5 inches or 38 mm|
|A6 Small Portrait||6 inches or 155 mm||4.5 inches or 114 mm||1.5 inches or 38 mm|
104 pages of 100gsm paper
|One Size||3 inches or 76 mm||2.25 inches or 60 mm||20 mm or 0.75 inches|
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|
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|
8 pages of heavy cartridge paper
|A5 Medium Portrait||TBC|
|A6 Small Landscape|