I received my Anne of Green Gables inspired traveller’s notebook cover just yesterday, and I’m so thrilled with it! I just want to sit and look at it all day long. The quality is amazing. I’ll be back to buy more from this shop, I’m sure, and I’ll be recommending it to anyone who is interested.
Another perfect cover from chris. The green is such a nice color!!! It makes me think of plants and summer.. I can just sit and hold this baby all night.. it is such a gorgeous cover, with the most beautiful engravings I have ever seen. I got one in A6, as I adore the small size. I use it as my sketchbook on the go. The leather is thick and pliable, as all the other covers Chris makes - but nice and firm, so that it feels like a sturdy cover for my hobonichi A6. I dislike floppy covers, and that’s why I keep coming back to Chris. I own 11 Altguild covers by now. And it is bound to be more as time goes by
Thank you for your interest.
Size info video:
To learn more about our SIZES.
More details below. Made to order - current waiting list is a maximum of 2 weeks before we can ship.
Check the images for a description of lace types known as TRADITIONAL, DUAL and QUAD.
If you wish to see a video of exactly what goes into making your cover please click the link below.
Item details and sizes:
▬ TACHIKOMA Holds about 3 mini composition notebooks 4.5” x 3.25”.
▬ PASSPORT Holds about 3 Midori Passport 4.9" x 3.5".
▬ FIELDNOTES Holds about 3 Fieldnote 5.5” x 3.5”.
▬ A6 Holds about 4-5 A6 5.8" x 4.1".
▬ B6 SLIM Holds about 5 Slim inserts 7" x 4.5".
▬ B6 Holds about 5 B6 inserts 7" X 5" or 8 B6 SLIM inserts 7" x 4.5".
▬ MIDORI TN REGULAR Holds about 5 standard 8.25” x 4.33” midori style notebooks.
▬ MIDORI TN WIDE Holds about 10 8.25” x 4.33” Midori style inserts.
▬ MIDORI TN EXTRA WIDE Holds about 16 standard 8.25” x 4.33” midori inserts.
▬ CACHIER REGULAR 4-5 8.3" x 5.1" Cahier.
▬ CACHIER WIDE 10 Cahier inserts 8.3" x 5.1".
▬ A5 4 A5 inserts 8.25" x 5.83”
▬ TACHIKOMA is 5" x 8"
▬ PASSPORT is 5.75" x 8.25"
▬ FIELDNOTES is 6" x 8.75"
▬ A6 is 6 3/8" x 10"
▬ B6 Slim is 7.5" x 11"
▬ B6 is 7.5" x 12"
▬ MIDORI TN REGULAR is 9" x 10.5"
▬ MIDORI TN WIDE is 9" x 12"
▬ MIDORI TN EXTRA WIDE is 9" x 13.5"
▬ CACHIER REGULAR is 9" x 12"
▬ CACHIER WIDE 9" x 13.5"
▬ A5 is 9" x 13.5"
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FINAL WORDS OF IMPORTANCE:
The cover in the image is merely an example of what your cover may look like. Your notebook cover may or may not have a few small natural wrinkles, scratches and imperfections that lend a tremendous amount of character. Due to the differences in leather and size, each cover is its own unique creation. Props and other items (including notebooks) are not included in your purchase. You are purchasing just 1 notebook cover alone. No paper products/inserts included.
Further Details of importance for text stamps and stamp images.
•TIP: avoid placing your stamps or text near the spine of the book as the bending of the leather will cause the marks to fade and or distort.
•In regards to the stamp and text. If you wish anything different then please contact me via conversation, and I will be happy to review it.
•If you wish the stamp in another place, maybe slightly higher or or lower, then please let me know in your note.
•As the text is stamped individually by hand, I am unable to guarantee perfect alignment.
I'm a human being, not a machine. :) (Please refer to images for more info on text limitation.)
Leather details part #1
•The leather we use is taken from the industry where the hide would otherwise go to waste.
We use Full Grain vegetable tanned leather. This is a high quality leather with life and sole.
Full Grain Leather comes from the surface layer of the hide which has ALL of the natural grain, therefore, FULL grain. The natural surface of full grain leather burnishes and beautifies with use.
Being Full Grain leather your notebook cover may or may not have a few small natural wrinkles and imperfections (even more so with this Old Soul) that lend a tremendous amount of character. We do not deal in second grade leather that is also (confusingly named) known as Top Grain Leather.
Leather details part #2
With experience we treat and condition your leather for that luxurious leather feel and all edges are smoothly burnished. You will not get a peace of cardboard. Instead you get a newly created work of art that will change with you over time.
We normally aim to provide an even, natural colouring to your notebook cover. This is not the case with this item. Due to the full grain nature of our leather, plus the style and theme of this cover, it will have shades and discoloration that is either naturally and or purposely designed in to bring out that Old Soul feel.
When it comes to the dyes and conditioners used to treat your leather. Its my belief that if something touches your skin then it better be made with natural and friendly ingredients
How long before I ship
For most covers that are made to order, its about 8-10 business days before I ship. If its a ready made item then about 3 business days.