This is a traditional Japanese stab stitch book with gold and red Lotka paper covers. The cover papers are folded in half in the traditional manner to make them stronger.

Also used traditional bookcloth corners.

I used a new stitch on this one. It's called the ladder stitch.

If you want to see how this book was made you can read my blog post at:

- SIZE: 5½" X 4¼"
- 88 pages of blank white 32lb paper
- black waxed linen thread
- Red and gold Lotka paper


Materials used: gold and red lotka paper  bookcloth  archival pva glue  black waxed linen thread 

Red Lotka Japanese Stab Stitch Book