Let’s talk needles.

Needles. Most folks start out in binding just using whatever is handy - I did. Cheaper the better, whatever the weather, whatever the project - not a priority. A retired binder mentioned early on that a lack of attention to my needles would change the way I work and develop poor habits and unflattering books … Continue reading Let’s talk needles.

New website and online Sago bindery store

Heyho paperpeeps, fellows in binding and friends, This time of year is coooooold in the bindery, so from May to August, it is the season for tax (uuurgh) and bindery housekeeping (yawn), and more enjoyably, planning the year ahead, ordering supplies and engaging in community events (thank goodness) and... updating the bindery website. It still … Continue reading New website and online Sago bindery store

OPEN BINDERY – Finally, Sonya gets the message…

With gentle, persistent pressure from customers,the Sago bindery is now open on Saturdays, Oct-Apr.For consultations on book repair, commissions, sales,and general socialization of a bookbinder who doesn't get out much.   😁🙄😉👍🏻  Stay tuned for the next post, to see what you can find...#sagoontuesdays #raretrades #openbindery #boookbinding