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Re: Backing Fabric....
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: Backing Fabric....
- From: Michelle Venditelli <Michelle_Venditelli@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 7 May 1997 13:34:16 -0400
- Message-id: <199705071735.KAA18428@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I have used the fusible web that is paper backed and it has worked fine.
Follow directions well to get a decent bond though. It really expands the
possibilities.....sky is the limit. I've never chosen a very bulky fabric
but it has worked well with raw silk, cotton batiks, etc.
>If I can't locate this specific bookclth for my client, she wishes to pick a
>fabric for the cover! I have the directions for backing fabric in "Japanese
>Bookbinding". However, I have never tried it. Is it difficult? And doesn't
>the paste come through the fabric at all?
>My client suggested she could iron on some fusable webbing! Will this
>will it make the fabric too bulky?
>I appreciate any help I can get on this matter.
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