If a hand made leather journal or sketchbook is an essential part of the creative adventurer's gear, then a tiny leather book necklace is its ideal sidekick. It is always handy when you need it, and its pages are ready to be filled with the littlest notes and sketches, memoirs of your adventures, or musings of your imagination. I love making leather journal or sketchbook necklaces, and I thought it would be fun to share a tutorial on how you can make one for yourself!
•leather (eco tip: instead of buying it, find an old leather jacket or skirt at the thrift store and up-cycle it!) I typically use scraps left over from making my larger leather journals.
•paper (A sheet of 8.5 x 11" printer paper is needed for the measurements given here to fit best.)
•strong thread (waxed linen bookbinding thread is ideal, but an...Read more