How to Make a Cool Leather Notebook Jacket




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Change a cheap notebook to a more luxurious one!

Step 1: Prepare the Template

Prepare the template that is larger than the actual size of the notebook.

Step 2: Cut Out the Leather

Cut out the leather with a leather cutter.Be careful not to cut your fingers!

Step 3: Materials Needed

These are all the materials you will need to complete the project.

Step 4: Put Plastic Boards

Put plastic boards on the leather with glue.

Step 5: Glue the Inside Pockets

Glue the two inside pockets onto the inside of the leather.

Step 6: Glue the Inside Penholder

Glue the inside penholder.

Step 7: Draw the Seam Line

Draw a line to show the sewing line.At this time, draw a line about 3mm away the sewing line from the edge.

Step 8: Draw the Seam Line for the Notebook Jacket and Pierce It With a Hammer

At this time, draw a line on the notebook jacket to make the sewing line.Pierce it with a hammer on the sewing line.

Step 9: Make a Wax Cord

Make a wax cord. This cord is hemp.

Step 10: Sew It

After the glue has dried, sew it with the wax cord.

Step 11: Sew It

Sew it on the spine of the notebook jacket.

Step 12: Polish the Leather Edge

Apply oil to the leather edge and polish it with the stick of the wood.

Step 13:

You have completed your project!

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    20 Discussions


    4 years ago on Introduction

    This looks great! I love making something cheepish looking look simply amazing! And to do it on a budget is that much better!

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    4 years ago

    Wow, this looks very clean and sharp. You have wonderful craftsmanship.

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