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Thread & Needles

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S618. Sally's Piercing Cradle
Sally's Piercing Cradle.

For bookbinders, this small, ingenious, and sturdy portable cradle assembles in an instant with Velcro. Take it apart, and the three plastic pieces nest together for storage or travel. Length: 8 inches









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S213. #18 Bookbinding Needles
#18 Bookbinder's Needles
Pkg of 6 bookbinding needles from England.

Bookbinding Needles and linen thread have sizes. The higher the number the shorter/thinner the item. Size 18 needle is smaller than Size 15. 35/3 thread is thinner than 18/3 thread.

Formerly S213-BL & S213-SH



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S218. Bookbinders Needles Curved
Curved Bookbinder's Needles.
Package of 3 bookbinding needles. Assorted sizes: 2 inch, 2.5 inch, 3 inch.



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S219. #15 Bookbinders Needles
#15 Sharp Bookbinder's Needles
Package of 6 bookbinding needles from England.



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S288. 18/3 Colored Linen Thread
50-gram spool. Unwaxed. 100% Flax / Linen. The first number is the thickness of the thread. The higher the number, the thinner the thread; that is, 12/3 is thicker than 18/3. The second number is the number of strands that are twisted together to make the thread. 12/3 has three strands. (Flax and linen are two words for the same thing = fabric or thread made from the flax plant.) Roughly .5 mm in thickness.

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S310. 35/3 Linen Thread 50 yards
Unbleached Linen Thread from the UK.
100% Flax / Linen. Unwaxed. 35/3. 50 yards

Because of its strength, linen thread is used to sew signatures in bookbinding. It is often lightly waxed with beeswax (S289).12/3, 18/3, 35/3. The first number is the thickness of the thread. The higher the number, the thinner the thread. That is 12/3 is thicker than 18/3. The second number is the number of strands that are twisted together to make the thread. 12/3 has three strands. (Flax and linen are two words for the same thing = fabric or thread made from the flax plant.)

All measurements are approximate!
12/3 = 1mm thickness
18/3 = 0.6mm thickness
35/3 = 0.4mm thickness



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S351. 12/3 Linen Thread
Unbleached Linen Thread from the UK. 100% Flax / Linen.
50-gram spool. 12/3. Approx. 127 yd.

Because of its strength linen thread is used to sew signatures in book binding. It is often lightly waxed with Beeswax (S289).12/3, 18/3, 35/3. The first number is the thickness of the thread. The higher the number, the thinner the thread. That is 12/3 is thicker than 18/3. The second number is the number of strands that are twisted together to make the thread. 12/3 has three strands. (Flax and linen are two words for the same thing = fabric or thread made from the flax plant.)

All measurements are approximate!
12/3 = 1mm thickness
18/3 = 0.6mm thickness
35/3 = 0.4mm thickness



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S352. 18/3 Linen Thread
Unbleached Linen Thread from the UK. 100% Flax / Linen. Unwaxed. 50-gram spool. 18/3. Approx. 172 yards

Because of its strength linen thread is used to sew signatures in book binding. It is often lightly waxed with Beeswax (S289).12/3, 18/3, 35/3. The first number is the thickness of the thread. The higher the number, the thinner the thread. That is 12/3 is thicker than 18/3. The second number is the number of strands that are twisted together to make the thread. 12/3 has three strands. (Flax and linen are two words for the same thing = fabric or thread made from the flax plant.)

All measurements are approximate!
12/3 = 1mm thickness
18/3 = 0.6mm thickness
35/3 = 0.4mm thickness



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S353. 35/3 Linen Thread
Unbleached Linen Thread from the UK. 100% Flax / Linen. Unwaxed. 50 Gram spool. 35/3 Approx. 335 yards

Because of its strength linen thread is used to sew signatures in book binding. It is often lightly waxed with Beeswax (S289).12/3, 18/3, 35/3. The first number is the thickness of the thread. The higher the number, the thinner the thread. That is 12/3 is thicker than 18/3. The second number is the number of strands that are twisted together to make the thread. 12/3 has three strands. ((Flax and linen are two words for the same thing = fabric or thread made from the flax plant.)

All measurements are approximate!
12/3 = 1mm thickness
18/3 = 0.6mm thickness
35/3 = 0.4mm thickness



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S825. Londonderry Thread 18/3
Individual Spools Londonderry Linen Thread

This is a high quality, wet-spun linen thread, preferred by bookbinders everywhere.

Thickness: 18/3, length: 12 meters per spool (approx. 13 yards)

All measurements are approximate!
18/3 = 0.60mm thickness (S825)
30/3 = 0.45mm thickness (S826)


26 colors available!

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Ash Gray, Azalea Pink, Beige, Black, Blue Bird, Bluebonnet, Cabernet, Canary, Clove Brown, Cornflower, Cotton Candy, Dandelion Green, Evergreen, Ivory, Jonquil, Lilac, Maple Sugar, Peacock Green, Persian Green, Redwood, Saddle Brown, Sweet Potato, Terra Cotta, Violet, White, Wild Rose



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