Wire Stitching

Loop Wire Stitch Binding

WHAT is Wire Stitching?

Wire stitching is the process of binding books using wire to bind the books.

WHAT type of Wire Stitching is available?

There are four variations of wire stitching.

  • Saddle Stitching
  • Loop Stitching
  • Side Stitching
  • Corner Stitching

WHAT is Saddle Stitching?

Saddle stitching is one of the simplest binding techniques. It is also the most widely used. Folded signatures are placed over a "saddle" and then stapled along the spine. Page numbers have to be in multiples of 4 to make the folded booklet.

WHEN should you use Loop Stitching?

Loop Stitching is a type of saddle stitching, designed to be used in a ring binder, as an alternative to hole punching.

WHEN should you use Side Stitching?

Side Stitching is a type of wire stitching, used to bind single sheets, or 2 page forms.

Wire Stitches