Saddle Stitched Booklets – When they’re right for you!

At we print a great number of saddle stitched books for customers. Saddle stitching is where we stack the spreads of the booklet then and them along the centre of the spine before folding.

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Saddle stitching is often your best choice for books or documents of up to 48 pages. If your book is between 24 and 48 pages, we’ll even square off the spine, so your document will lie perfectly flat and won’t spring open. When should I choose saddle stitched books? Saddle stitching is perfect for:

  • Magazines
  • Brochures
  • Reports
  • Marketing booklets
  • Comics
  • Event programmes
  • Coffee table books
  • Colouring books
  • Order of service

Saddle stitched books are also the ideal solution if you’re only printing a small amount. And with digital print you’ve no minimum print order, so you never have to print more than you need. The straightforward binding method and quick turnaround also makes them very cost effective. Of course, we’ll still print on our top of the range HP Indigo presses – our customers know we never scrimp on quality, so your saddle stitched book will be of the very highest print quality. And when you sign up to, we’ll give you 50% off your first order as well as free delivery! Have a look online to see just how little your saddle stitched booklet will cost!

Great for a range of sizes

While the most popular size is A4 portrait, you can have your saddle stitched books in one of a range of sizes from A6 to A4; portrait or landscape. We also offer a square size of 210 x 210 for when you want something a little different.

Paper: Your book – your choice.

At TradeDigitalPrint we offer an extensive range of paper weights, styles and finishes. You can have silk, gloss or premium uncoated finishes. Choose from weights from 100gsm up to 350 gsm. There are recycled options too and we offer matt and gloss lamination – recommended for your cover when you want to add strength and durability.

If you want something extra special, have a look at our luxury papers. This extensive range of stunning papers really has to be seen to be believed. If you want the very best paper quality available, check out our luxury range online.

Remember that saddle stitched books must be created in multiples of four pages. Also, it’s important to keep text away from folds so that it’s always easy to read.  Everything you need to know about saddle stitched booklets is included on our website. If you think saddle stitched books might be the ideal solution for you or your customer, have a look online. You can get an instant quote, upload artwork and order online. Remember, once you register you’ll get 50% off your first order as well as free delivery!

Simply visit or contact our expert print team today and find out how saddle stitched books could be your ideal print solution!

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