For videos of how to prepare and sew a book using Coptic stitch and to see an image of a beautifully executed artist's book using the Coptic binding structure, either scroll down or click on the linked contents at the bottom of this page.
SeaLemon's Preparation for Coptic Stitch
SeaLemon's Binding using Coptic Stitch
Roberta Lavadour's The Thread That Binds
There is some disagreement as to a 'true' Coptic binding. Some book artists, particularly those that are also book historians, feel that a book structure only uses the Coptic style if two needles are used for the sewing and it follows the traditional anatomy of a Coptic binding (for the historical structure, see Historical Coptic Bindings).