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Bookbinding Kit



Our bookbinding kit contains everything you need to make a leather journal. The DIY journal kit is easy to follow & suitable for people with no bookbinding experience. You can even personalise the cover with your name, a title or monogram.

Please note this kit is not suitable for children as it contains sharp objects.

• FREE UK shipping
• Can be personalised
• Gift wrapping available
• Makes an A5 size journal
• 3 colours (Black, dark brown, light brown)
• 100% leather cover
• No bookbinding experience required
• Easy to follow step-by-step instructions
• Project time 1.5-2 hours
• Environmentally responsible business
• Hand crafted in Cornwall, England

• Instruction booklet (easy to follow, step-by-step)
• Journal cover
• Short grain paper
• Awl
• Bookbinding thread
• Suede cord
• Needle 
• Blank or lined pages

• External cover is slightly larger than A5
• Internal pages are A5 (210mm x 148mm)
• 216 pages 
• Paper weight 100g/m2, uncoated FSC approved (paper from responsible source)
• Blank, cream colour pages
• Short grain paper

Optional upgrades
+ 1 matching pencil
+ pack of 10 matching pencils
+ personalised matching gift box
+ gift wrap

Gift wrapping 
Let us gift wrap this item for you! We use beautiful matt gold tissue paper tied up with a luxurious black satin bow. Simply select from the above drop down menu, or add our gift wrapping listing to your basket. 

Have your own, personalised title traditionally embossed in gold foil onto the cover, simply select your required option from the drop down menu above. We can personalise your notebook in the following ways:
• Monogram (maximum 6 characters)
• 1 line title (maximum 16 characters)
• 2 line title (maximum 32 characters)

Need Inspiration For Your Personalised Title?
• Take a look at our personalisation guide
• Take a look at our Pinterest board

Environmental Credentials
As a business, we try to be as environmentally responsible as we can:
• Gift boxes and gift wrap - Both are made from recycled materials and can be recycled themselves
• Plastic - We are reducing our use of plastic with the aim to become plastic free in the near future
• Leather - We only use British Red Tractor leather, which ensures the highest animal welfare standards