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Re: ?? Paper grain
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- Subject: Re: ?? Paper grain
- From: Dorothy Africa <africa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 16 Jun 1998 09:54:59 -0400
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Folding with the grain, in some papers, is important if the fold itself
is important. Folding across the grain, on some papers, can give you a
stronger fold, but also a coarser fold. If I am sewing a textblock on a
concertina guard I sometimes use the crossgrain fold for strength.
However, if it is a thick block and I am worried about bulk, or the
spine will be exposed, I fold the concertina with the grain.