Helen Howes Textiles

Coptic Books

Coptic bindings are amongst the oldest still in use, and have many qualities which make them still both attractive and useful.. the books open flat for ease of use, and have an exposed spine, which shows off the interesting papers which surround each "signature" in the book..

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Water and Wood


Chess and Flowers


Red Stone

Rust and Indigo