A5/Hobonichi Cousin/Seven Seas Natural Leather Cover with Elastic Closure
-Designed for the Hobonichi Cousin and other similar sized A5 notebooks
-Made from vegetable-tanned cow leather
-Elastic band closure to keep the cover shut, available in 14 colors
-Burnished and finished leather edges
The outer leather of the cover could be dyed into black or blue for a two-tone effect, while the pen loops and inner part of the cover are kept natural.
PEN LOOP SIZE
Pen loops of the cover have a circumference of about 6 cm.
COMPATIBLE REFILL SIZES
This notebook cover is made for A5 notebooks with a size of 148 x 210mm. The recommended thickness of the notebooks would be 12mm to 18mm. If you would like the cover to anything thicker or thinner, we would gladly make a custom order for you.
*Custom sizes available
Stitching Method - Hand-stitching vs Machine-stitching
Hand-stitching - The traditional method saddle makers use to make horse saddles, also known as saddle stitching. This method is known for its durability and elegance. Leather items are sewn stitch by stitch by hand. The stitch line of hand-stitched items is slightly raised resulting in a more dimensional look. Hand-stitching is a very time-consuming process, resulting in a higher cost.
Machine-stitching - Although machine-stitching is not as elegant as traditional hand-stitching. Every item from us is carefully stitched together using a machine. We use a much tighter stitch length compared to hand-stitching to create a neat and tightly-packed stitch line that's very difficult to recreate by hand. This method allows us to price products lower and provide more value. Yet, still being able to provide a durable product of top quality materials and craftsmanship.
About the leather:
Made from wonderfully tanned vegetable tanned cow leather. Vegetable tanning is a traditional way of tanning using tannic acids naturally found from plant species. The natural appearance before painted, has a slightly brownish tinge over a beige color, with a natural, woody and earthy smell. Due to the nature of the tannins, a unique patina will develop and "carmelize" over time.
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Impressively fast shipping and a beautiful cover. The leather is stiffer than I was expecting and feels very protective and sturdy. It is a lovely honey color and I look forward to seeing it age and develop a patina. The pen loop fits one of my larger fountain pens (a TWSBI 580) which is great. Very pleased with my purchase.
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