Long Stitch Binding Toolkit | Leather Bookbinding Toolkit | DIY Leather Craft | Make Your Own Journal | 8.46 x 6.1″ / 21.5 x 15.5cm
฿1,490.00 – ฿1,690.00
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 The Siam Bindery Long Stitch Binding Tutorial (in digital format)
A book unlike any other! Learn how to create your very own lined journal, productivity planner, recipe book or sketchbook with all the tools, materials and instructions of this toolkit.
Getting married? This style of binding would make for a beautiful guestbook. Looking for a unique gift? This toolkit makes a wonderful gift for both men and women.
Now you can make your very own journal, guest book or photo album with this beautiful The Siam Bindery Long Stitch Binding toolkit. The binding method is based on the traditional Long Stitch Binding method dating back as far as the 13th century BC. With this method, 15 signatures get stitched to the leather creating a very striking book spine. The spine measures 4.5cm / 1.78″ in width, and the book has 300 pages front-back/ 150 pages single-sided.
This toolkit has been created based on one of our most popular bookbinding programs and includes all the necessary tools and materials to get you started on your bookbinding journey.
What’s in the box?
The The Siam Bindery Long Stitch Binding toolkit allows you to make one A5 book measuring approximately 21.5 x 15.5cm / 8.46 x 6.1″.
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.)
75 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 Japanese cotton thread line for bookbinding in white (6m / 19.68ft)
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 2 3/4” needles (12 needles per pack)
4 book corners
The Siam Bindery Long 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 37 full-colored pages with 115-plus photo-instructions and illustrations.
Package weight: 986g / 2.17lb
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 The Siam Bindery Long 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.
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