• Saddle Stitched Binding

    Brochures, booklets, catalogues, info packs
    • Professional and affordable
    • A4 and A5 sizes available
    • From £0.26

    Print Saddle Stitched

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Saddle Stitched Binding

Saddle stitched binding is a method of binding in which the sections of a publication are inserted inside each other and secured through the middle fold with wire staples. Saddle stitched booklets are printed up to 128 pages, in sections of 4 pages (so the number of pages in your document must be divisible by 4, or we can add blank pages to reach the correct page count). Saddle stitch binding is the perfect choice for creating classic looking printed booklets.

What does Saddle Stitch mean?

Saddle stitching is booklet or book binding method in which folded sheets of paper are secured together using metal staples. The sheets are folded, gathered together in the appropriate order and then stapled through the fold line with metal wire staples. The staples are clamped in the centre pages of the document to secure the binding. Depending on the number of pages in the document, the printed outer pages can actually be slightly wider than the pages near the centre, to prevent the centre pages protruding from the document when folded.


Options for Saddle stitched document printing

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    Size / Orientation

    A4 portrait
    Left hand binding edge

    A4 landscape
    Top binding edge

    A5 portrait or landscape
    Left hand binding edge

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    Black & White
    80-300gsm (plain or satin)

    80-300gsm (plain or satin)

    Printed covers are 300gsm double sided as standard

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    Quantity / Pages

    Minimum order
    1 single copy

    Double sided only
    4 pages to 128 pages

  • Cover and contents can be printed in either colour or black and white
  • Total number of pages must be a multiple of four (blank pages can be inserted into the front or back as necessary)


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In addition to creating saddle stitched booklets, Doxdirect offers a range of binding styles and printing options for whatever you need. We offer paperback book binding, spiral and ring binding as well as hardback books. Please see the binding options page for further information on any of these binding styles. If you need a certain type of product printing, for example brochures, flyers, posters or dissertation printing please see our product overview page for more information.