Leather Pattern Layout Notebook

A leather pattern can be made for many cases and various flat goods using the same basic principles of layout.  Some of the theory is presented here.  Full-size patterns for specific items will be provided as they become available.

Theory and layout

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Leather Patterns – Notebooks

General information on laying out your own leather pattern for notebook covers, passport covers, bifold wallets, and other small leather goods.

This information can easily be used and adapted to other sizes, styles and projects.

Some full size patterns using this information can be found below.


Field Notes Cover Pattern A

Pattern article to make a small notebook cover for the field notes notebook style A, or for use as a passport wallet.  Approximately 6 1/4″ x 4″ [ 158.8 x 101.6 mm] closed.  Instructions included.