Case binding—quarter cloth
A quarter cloth case binding has book cloth on the spine and decorative paper on the boards.
Case binding—full cloth
A case binding covered in cloth is beautiful and durable. Add personality with a label or stamped title.
The boards of this binding can be covered in decorative paper, book cloth, or leather. The boards are sewn at the same time as the text so the sewing remains visible.
Sewn-boards binding with spine
The boards of this binding are sewn at the same time as the text but the sewing is later covered with a spine of paper, cloth, or leather. The boards are covered in cloth or paper.
The longstitch binding can be covered in sturdy paper like this one but can also be made with boards. The book is sewn through the spine so that the sewing stays visible.
Longstitch with boards
A longstitch binding is sewn through the spine so the sewing is visible. The book is finished with cloth-covered boards.
A millimeter binding is covered mostly in decorative paper with thin strips of cloth, leather, or contrasting paper at the head and tail or foredges to make the book more durable and elegant.