A6/Hobonichi/Midori MD Navy Blue Leather Notebook Cover with interlocking pen loops
-Designed for the Hobonichi Techo and other similar sized A6 notebooks
-Made from vegetable tanned leather cow leather
-Loops interlock and to keep the cover shut
-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 GUIDE
Pen loops are measured when folded, so 1-inch pen loops have a circumference of about 2 inches.
-1-inch pen loops
Suitable for putting in one pen with a diameter of about 1.5 cm.
-1 1/4 inches pen loops:
Suitable for pens with a diameter larger than 1.5 cm, or could fit two slimmer pens.
COMPATIBLE REFILL SIZES
This notebook cover is made for A6 notebooks with a size of 105mm x 148mm x 15mm (4.1"x 5.8"x 0.6"). The recommended thickness of the notebooks would be 12mm (~0.45") to 18mm (~0.7"). 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:
Minerva Box Vegetable Tanned Leather comes from the Badalassi Carlo Tannery in Italy. They are well known for their premium vegetable tanned leathers and the beautiful colors are able to produce.
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Its color is beautiful navy with a hint of teal blue. Great product, prompt delivery. Highly recommended.