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TRADITIONAL BOOKBINDING is a bookbindery located in Victoria, specializing in book repair. Please discover our website for more professional bookbinding supplies.
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< Product specification >
Linen thread is considered the strongest and highest quality sewing thread used for bookbinding.
100% Pure Linen Thread- Waxed- High tensile strength
Size: 18/3 ( No.18 Cord 3 ) Approx 1mm
Colour: Umber Black
The colour may slightly vary due to photographic lighting sources or your monitor settings.
For needles, this size thread can fit into our 62mm and 70mm straight needles and B1, B2, B3 and B4 curved needles. Discover our needles- Click Here
As normal, you can simply wet the end of the thread, so the thread can easily fit into the needle eyes without hassles.
We have used many threads in the past and tested most of the threads on the market, unfortunately, most of them were quite weak for bookbinding, and can snap by pulling the thread too tight. It is very important for us to use strong thread, as we restore and bind many valuable books in our bindery.
This thread we have been using for many years, we can confirm this is one of the strongest threads we ever used so far, it is tested by our book restorers and bookbinders.
If you want to make a journal that is slightly bigger than A5, and the journal has 8 sections, we have specially calculated 6000 mm for you, so it will be enough for you to make a journal, at the same time, you don't have to buy more than what you need.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us anytime.
For outside of Australia, please contact us to confirm the shipping cost, we will reply as soon as possible.