Saddle-Stitched Booklets

An Ideal Way of Binding Small Booklets


Saddle-stitched binding is among the easiest and most common methods of booklet binding. It is a soft type of binding which uses staples on the seam or spine of a book or a booklet where it folds. It is ideal for binding smaller booklets that don't have plenty of pages, such as books, brochures, and catalogs which are under 100 pages.

Why is it called Saddle Stitching?

Saddle Stitching may sound like it came from an old western movie. To shed some light on this odd name let's start with separating the two terms; saddle and stitching. In print lingo, stitching means the book binding process where wire staples are placed through sheets of paper. For saddle, the term is basically coined from the look that the collated sheets have when draped over a saddle-like apparatus during the stitching process. 


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Saddle-Stitched Booklets - Sample Design




Our saddle-stitched booklet printing service allows you to customize the size, the cover paper and the binding placement of your booklet. For short run prints, we offer a minimum of 25 and a maximum of 150 booklets that have 8-40 pages each. For bulk orders, we offer a minimum of 250- 10,000 copies with a maximum of 96 pages per booklet. The standard turnaround time for short run prints is 3 business days and 2 for rush orders, while the standard turnaround time for bulk orders ranges from 4-6 business days.

You can upload your template to our website and have it proofed for fee! If you need any assistance or have any questions about booklet printing specifications, you can call us at 1-888-888-4211 or chat with us through Live Chat.