Leatherwork | How To Make A Journal Cover & Inserts

Sale price Price £75.00 Regular price

Do you love the idea of tapping into your inner creative self? Ever wanted to try your hand at a DIY workshop? Are you interested in making your own anti-fast fashion and ethically made products yourself? This is the workshop for you.

Create a simple yet beautiful leather-bound notebook cover and notebook inserts. Perfect for drawing, sketching or journaling, this stylish notebook cover is an essential part of any busy individual’s everyday bag.

In this workshop, you will learn the traditional art of saddle stitching, to stitch your new notebook cover. During the session, you will learn basic bookbinding skills and how it can be done simply at home including folding, collating, and stitching. This workshop concludes with you hand stamping your newly created notebook with your initials or a personal statement.

Workshop Summary:

  • Duration 3 hours
  • Sew a five-hole pamphlet stitch notebook
  • Make a leather journal cover
  • Add a stud closure
  • Insert new booklets
  • Leather reclaimed from local leather merchants

Perfect for the absolute beginner you will be guided through measuring marking, stitching, and cutting out to craft and assemble your notebooks and notebook cover.