I have a book from 1919 that needs to be completely re-sewn. I have already taken it apart and prepped and repaired the pages but I’m at a loss for how to do the actual sewing. From what I’ve gathered, waxed linen thread is the best and I can use a darning needle. I just have no idea what type of stitch to use.
I saw a previous question and answer that mentioned ibookbinding as a resource, but all of the tutorials I saw there were for more artistic styles that won’t be covered by a spine. I saw a tutorial on a simple kettle stitch elsewhere that looked similar to the sewing I removed but I’m not sure that’s the right stitch.
Does anybody know of any places I could look for information about this part of book repair or just simply know what type of stitch I should be using?
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