Re: [Authentic_SCA] bibliophiles??? we all must be rich....
- At 02:50 PM 9/28/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>I have some bookbinding questions for Despina or anyone else who mightQuick, easy and historically accurate:
>Do you happen to know how Elizabethan pamphlets would have been bound
>for sale? Or do you know anything about Elizabethan household documents
>and notes and their binding? I'm particularly looking for quick,
>easy, but historically accurate ways to put a couple of dozen pages
>together for informal purposes. I imagine that sewing them together
>with linen thread is approximately right, but I'd like just a smidge
>more detail than that.
With an awl, punch holes in the crease of folded pages.
Take linen thread on a needle and "sew" the pages together.
A good online description with a few pictures can be found here:
Despina de la more than that and I'll have to make and send a handout