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4-Needle "Coptic"
Chain-Stitch Journal

What's in the kit:

  • Decorative Cover Paper
  • Decorative End Papers
  • Book Boards
  • 70 lb. Text Paper
  • Heavy Waxed Linen Thread
  • Sewing Jig
  • Step-by-Step Instructions


What you'll need to supply:

A classic book with beautiful exposed stitches that look like a chain. A variation of this stitch was used on the oldest existing "modern" books (from about the 4th century). The finished journal opens flat for ease in writing. We have several beautiful cover papers to choose from! As with all of our kits, we use only the finest materials and your book will be nice and thick.

Difficulty rating:

Finished journal size: 5 3/4 X 4 1/2"



Cover paper choices

Gold (metallic) Feathers

Beige Woodblock


Buy any book kit and the bonus kit is yours for only $4.00 (a $4.75 value).

  • 1 oz. block beeswax

  • 1 large-eye binding needle

Bonus Kit