Artisan bookbinder Susan Green works with clients all over the world to create unique books that can be treasured for a lifetime. Commission a personalised Wedding Guest Book, a Journal with a titlepage dedication, or a Memory Book to commemorate a special person or event. Click the button to view all your options then contact Susan to discuss your requirements: email@example.comBespoke Options
"I received a beautifully wrapped package today and found the three lovely Accordion Sketchbooks I ordered. It is wonderful to find a company who takes such pleasure in their products and craftwork."
“It is so beautiful. The feel of the leather, the titlepage, the heft of the pages... this book will speak volumes about the man that he was.”
"Beautiful, beautiful book crafted by Susan for a birthday surprise. Looks wonderful and is so tactile. Thank you."
"The colour combinations are brilliant and they are wonderfully tactile; it's nice (and unusual) to have something that is individually made with skill and love that will last for years."
“The Mini Journals are absolutely lovely and I am very pleased with them… they will make lovely little gifts.”
"I would like to take this opportunity to once again thank you for your great service and the exquisite quality of the memory book."
Hello lovely people from all around the world! I'm so pleased to tell you that I've been able to add support for even more currencies to my online shop, so you can feel a little more at home here at Bound By Hand. Watch this short video to find out how.
Here's my new collection of handmade leather Artists' Sketchbooks in an array of colourful, contemporary styles with watercolour, pastel and cartridge paper to suit all mediums. The Sketchbooks are available to shop now with worldwide shipping, or you can commission me to make one to suit your requirements.
This colour conversion chart will help you buy the right colour Crawford Waxed Linen Thread for your bookbinding projects and other craft makes, too.
All dimensions indicate external dimensions of the closed book. Memory Books have 128 pages of heavy paper & spacers for inclusions; Guest Books, Journals & Sketchbooks have Mohawk Superfine Smooth 118gsm paper, usually 192 pages unless otherwise indicated in the product listing. Pagination can be adjusted a little for bespoke books, speciality artists' papers on request.
|A4 Large Portrait||12 inches or 305 mm||8.5 inches or 215 mm||1.5 inches or 38 mm|
|A4 Large Landscape||8.5 inches or 215 mm||12 inches or 305 mm||1.5 inches or 38 mm|
|A5 Medium Landscape||6 inches or 155 mm||8.5 inches or 215 mm||1.5 inches or 38 mm|
|A5 Medium Portrait||8.5 inches or 215 mm||6 inches or 155 mm||1.5 inches or 35 mm|
|A6 Small Landscape||4.5 inches or 114 mm||6 inches or 155 mm||1 inch or 25 mm|
|A6 Small Portrait||6 inches or 155 mm||4.5 inches or 114 mm||1 inch or 25 mm|
96 pages of Mohawk Superfine 118gsm paper
|One Size||3 inches or 76 mm||2.25 inches or 60 mm||20 mm or 0.75 inches|
60 pages of 130 gsm paper
|One Size||6 inches or 148 mm approx.||4.5 inches or 108 mm approx.||20 mm or 0.75 inches|
With Mohawk Superfine 118gsm paper
|A4 Large||297 mm or 11.5 inches approx.||205mm or 8.25 inches approx.||64 pages|
|A5 Medium||210 mm or 5.75 inches approx.||145 mm or 5.75 inches approx.||56 pages|
|A6 Small||150 mm or 6 inches approx.||100 mm or 4 inches approx.||48 pages|
|A7 Pocket||106 mm or 4.25 inches approx.||72 mm or 2.75 inches approx.||40 pages|
8 pages of Mohawk heavy paper
|A5 Medium Portrait||TBC|
|A6 Small Landscape|