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Modern Leatherwork for Makers by Tim Deagan

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5 The Fractal Journal Cover

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I love notebooks. I can’t resist buying them in different sizes, whether I have a need for them or not. But of all the notebooks I end up carrying, the Moleskine Cahier is my favorite. These small, simple books are sold as a three pack and have unlined paper that’s great for jotting notes, making sketches, or tearing out and leaving with people.

Design

The Basic Leather Pattern

The pocket version of the Cahier that I buy is 3½ × with cardboard covers. It has a stitched spine rather than a flat spine, which is important when determining the cover dimensions needed. I wanted to create a simple leather cover ...

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