Cross Stitch Binding Toolkit | Leather Bookbinding Toolkit | DIY Leather Craft | Make Your Own Journal | 6 x 4.25” / 15.3 x 10.8cm
฿792.00 – ฿1,032.00
100% beginner-friendly – no previous bookbinding experience required
Perfect for DIYers, first-time bookbinders, artists, leather workers and journal keepers
Customise your toolkit – choose between microfiber or authentic leather
Includes Cross Stitch Binding Tutorial (in digital format)
This beautifully curated Cross Stitch Binding toolkit is a great starting point for beginner bookbinders and crafters who enjoy working with leather, faux leather and suede fabric. For leather workers, this toolkit teaches how to sew signatures/paper to leather, creating a notebook with a cross-patterned style. The notebook design can be easily altered to create books that serve multiple purposes.
The toolkit includes all the necessary tools and materials to get you started on your bookbinding journey.
What’s in the box?
This toolkit allows you to make one A6 book measuring approximately 15.3 x 10.8cm / 6 x 4.25”.
1 piece of microfiber or authentic leather (31.5 x 15.3cm / 12.4 x 6″)
(Choose between 5 microfiber leather colors. Upgrade to receive a beautiful piece of dark brown leather.)
1 matching microfiber or leather strap (80cm x 1cm / 2.62ft x 0.4″)
(When selecting microfiber leather, you will receive an accompanying strap in the same color. When upgrading to dark brown leather, you will receive an authentic leather strap.)
1 vintage key charm
24 sheets of A4 paper – when cut in half, you’ll have 20 sheets of A5 paper measuring 21 x 14.8cm / 8.26 x 5.82″
1 sheet of A6 kraft paper (14.8 x 10.5cm / 5.82 x 4.13″)
3 cotton thread lines for bookbinding in dark brown, gray and black (10m / 10.93yd. each)
1 30cm / 12″ wooden ruler
1 long plastic bone folder (20.5 x 2.4cm / 8.07 x 0.94″)
1 short plastic bone folder (12 x 2.4cm / 4.72 x 0.94″)
1 craft awl
1 pair of pliers
1 natural beeswax block (15g / 0.53oz)
1 pack of round-point bookbinding needles (24 needles per pack)
Cross Stitch Binding Tutorial in PDF format (please note that you will receive a link to download the tutorial – no physical tutorial is included in the toolkit). The tutorial consists of 27 full-colored pages with 70-plus photo-instructions and illustrations.
Package weight: 645g / 1.42lb
What is microfiber leather?
Microfiber leather is produced when high grade polyurethane resin and ultra fine microfiber bundles are combined together to mimic the microscopic structure of leather. The technique used to produce microfiber leather results in an end product that mimics the structure, aesthetic and feeling of genuine leather. This makes microfiber a beautiful, high-quality and vegan-friendly product.
Benefits of microfiber:
▸ Smooth-to-the-touch, with a luxurious texture
▸ Superior durability (water and dust-resistant)
▸ Easy to care for and maintain
▸ Eco-friendly – it is pesticide-free and made with recycled and biomass-derived polymers
The microfiber leather is approximately 1.8mm / 0.07″ thick.
Upgrade to authentic leather
When upgrading to authentic dark brown leather, you will receive a matching authentic leather strap.
The leather is hand-cut from a full hide – we do not use leather off-cuts. Do note that, because leather is a natural product, there might be some lines or marks on the leather. This adds to the charm of the leather.
The leather is approximately 1.8mm / 0.07″ thick.
Select your paper option at check-out. Choose between:
▸ Blank white paper (90gsm)
▸ Blank off-white paper (80gsm). This paper is referred to as “Safe Eye” paper. It places less strain on the eyes when writing/reading.
▸ Lined (90gsm)
▸ Graph (90gsm)
▸ Travel (90gsm)
Our travel pages are exclusive to our A6 journal size. Now you can own one journal to plan multiple trips in detail. These carefully planned and functionally laid-out trip planner pages will make planning your next trip a breeze. Each of the pages has been designed in order to eliminate the time and stress of trip planning, and to ensure that when the time comes, you can do more and worry less.
All rights reserved. The Coptic Stitch Binding tutorial, including all photos, illustrations and instructions, is strictly for personal use and may not be resold, redistributed or shared under any circumstances.
This product is a combination of a physical and a digital product. No refunds or exchanges on the tutorial will be granted. For refunds or exchanges, the value of the digital product will be subtracted.
© The Siam Bindery
Black, Brown, Cedar Brown, Ruby Red, Sapphire Blue, Brown Leather
Blank White, Blank Off-White, Lined, Graph, Travel
Thread for Bookbinding - 100 yards / 91.44m per roll
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