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DIY Large Journal Cover Leather Kit

SKU:

K1013
Weight:
0.750 LBS
$45.00

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Large Journal Cover Leather Kit - DIY

Hand stitch your own Leather Journal Cover! This leather journal cover is perfect for note taking or sketching on-the-go, or at your favorite coffee shop. Included in the kit is our 8x5” lined journal, but you can also slide in your favorite 8x5” journal, and use the inner pockets for your debit card, cash, or business cards. Stitch in the loop for your pen and you're good to go! 

Materials list:

This kit comes with just about everything you need to make your own wallet! The only additional tools required are water and a lighter.

  • 5 pcs  -  Pre-cut & pre-punched 3.5-4oz leather pieces (you choose the leather)
  • 150 inches  -  0.8mm Ritza 25 Tiger Thread (you choose the color)
  • 1 pc  -  8x5” Lined journal
  • 2 pcs  -  Harness Sewing Needles for saddle stitching
  • 1 pc  -  Beeswax for burnishing
  • 1 pc  -  Sandpaper for edges
  • 1 pc  -  Beachwood edge burnisher (optional)
  • 1 pc  -  Thread nippers (optional)
  • Instructions - Step-by-step & How-to

Experience Level: Beginner

Skills Learned & Used:

  • Hand Stitching
  • Edge Burnishing

Finished Closed Dimensions: 5.5 inch x 8.5 inch (LxH)

Instructions: Included in EVERY kit is a fully detailed, step-by-step instruction sheet. We also show you how to perfect your craft from hand-stitching techniques to achieving the perfect burnish! And if you have more questions, just give us a call!

*This kit includes small items that can be a choking hazard*

About the Materials:

What sets our kits apart are the materials that go into them. The materials that you are using go into some of the highest end products in the world as they are known for quality, durability, and beauty.

Leather:

  • Wickett & Craig - English Bridle Leather: The English Bridle leather is a 100% vegetable tanned leather that is drum dyed in a range of finishes then hot stuffed with waxes. A smooth and flexible leather with a waxy texture.
    • Want to learn more about Wickett leather? Click here
  • Wickett & Craig - Vachetta: 100% vegetable tanned, however this leather is staked meaning is has a softer feel than the English Bridle. What makes natural vachetta leather so special is the caramel patina it develops with use.
    • Want to learn more about Wickett leather? Click here
  • Horween - Chromexcel: Chromexcel is hot-stuffed with oils and greases making a comfortable and durable leather. It is known for its natural grain and rich pull-up. This is softer than both Wickett bridle and vachetta.

Thread:

  • Ritza 25 Tiger Thread: Braided polyester cord made in Germany. Polyester is known for offering the highest levels of strength and durability.
    • Want to learn more about Ritza 25 Tiger Thread? Click here

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