Long Stitch Binding With A Chain Stitch Variation Toolkit | Leather Bookbinding Kit | Make Your Own Journal | 8.46 x 6.1″ / 21.5 x 15.5cm
฿1,032.00 – ฿1,192.00
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 Long Stitch Binding With A Chain Stitch Variation Tutorial (in digital format)
Can’t find a notebook that fits your needs? Make one yourself! This toolkit gives you all the essential tools and materials to create your very own Long Stitch journal with a chain stitch variation with faux suede fabric or authentic animal leather measuring approximately 21.5 x 15.5cm / 8.46 x 6.1″ in size.
The Long Stitch Binding with a Chain Stitch Variation toolkit is particularly suited for beginner bookbinders and crafters who enjoy working with leather, faux leather and suede fabric. The sewing method creates visible long and chain stitch patterns on the spine and can easily be adapted to create crosses and other patterns to add to the book’s decorative appeal. It is estimated that this type of binding originated in Germany during the 13th Century BC.
This 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 A5 book measuring approximately 21.3 x 15.2cm / 8.4 x 6″.
1 piece of microfiber or authentic leather (43 x 21.5cm / 16.9 x 8.46″)
(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.)
64 sheets of A4 paper – various designs available (29.7 x 21cm / 11.69 x 8.26″)
1 sheet of A5 Kraft paper (21 x 14.8cm / 8.26 x 5.82″)
1 cotton thread roll for bookbinding in dark brown (91.44m / 100yd.)
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)
Long Stitch Binding With A Chain Stitch Variation 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 37 full-colored pages with 115-plus photo-instructions and illustrations.
Package weight: 996g / 2.10lb
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.
At the moment we only offer leather in a dark brown tone. Should this particular tone become unavailable, we will include a piece of leather very close to the tone shown in the photos.
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)
▸ Recipe (90gsm)
Our recipe pages are exclusive to our A5 journal size. When choosing this option, the title page of the recipe book will read “MY BEST RECIPES”. After the title page, there is space to write down multiple recipes, 1 recipe per page.
▸ Daily Productivity Planner (90gsm)
Our Daily Productivity Planner pages are exclusive to our A5 journal size. When choosing this option, the title page of the planner will read “DAILY PRODUCTIVITY PLANNER”. After the title page, there is space to plan multiple projects, 1 project per page.
All rights reserved. The Long Stitch Binding with a Chain Stitch Variation 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.
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Black, Brown, Cedar Brown, Ruby Red, Sapphire Blue, Brown Leather
Blank White, Blank Off-White, Lined, Graph, Productivity Day Planner, Recipe
Thread for Bookbinding - 100 yards / 91.44m per roll
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