First a trip to Hobbycraft to buy some Pleather (artificial leather). It cost approx £3 for half a metre and I got some shearing elastic for £2. I won't do a full tutorial of how I put it together, it's pretty straight forward. I cut a long piece of Pleather and folded it in half, glued it together then with a awl and hammer added some holes in the right places. You may notice though, on this one, I put the middle fastening elastic on what will be the spine (as opposed to the back cover which Midori do.)
I also put in four lengths of elastic, so I can add more note booklets.
The fastening knot at the bottom, I later added a few decorative beads.
My homemade inserts....Tutorial is here
Oh and I made this a little larger than the original Midori Traveler's Notebook because I wanted to add a few more booklets and some inserts from My Life All In One Place. If you haven't read Ray's blog, check it out they are some amazing tutorials on there.
Hope you enjoy, feel free to comment. x
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