FINE LEATHER WEDDING GUEST BOOKS, JOURNALS AND MEMORY BOOKS HANDMADE IN BRITAIN

  • Father's Day handmade leather journal, notebook gift.
  • Accordion Sketchbooks hand made in England
  • Hand made leather journal bound by hand in Dorset, UK
  • Mini Leather Journal Father's Day gift hand made in Britain
  • Personalised Wedding Guest Books hand made in leather from Dorset, England
  • Fine Leather Memory Books hand bound keepsake albums and scrapbooks

  • Hand made fine leather wedding guest books, memory books and journals made in England by Dorset artisan craft bookbinder Susan Green

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Bride Magazine: 10 ideas for an eco wedding

June 28, 2017

Eco friendly wedding guest book

Making environmentally sustainable choices about everyday products and services gets easier all the time. But when you're planning your wedding there's SO much to think about so it's useful when the experts have done the research and gathered some essential pointers. Bride magazine has done just that with this great feature...

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NEW Rustic Wedding Guest Books

June 20, 2017

Rustic, Boho or Woodland Wedding Guest Books hand made with eco friendly sustainable materials

Perfect for eco-conscious, environmentally sustainable weddings with a rustic, natural, woodland or bohemian theme, my new Wedding Guest Books celebrate natural materials, chosen for their sustainability.

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Featured in Mollie Makes magazine

June 09, 2017

Mollie Makes magazine

Huge thanks to Mollie Makes magazine for featuring me in June's issue: "If you're in the market for some schweet hand-bound books, you might like to check out Bound by Hand. Run by Susan Green.. it's dedicated to selling chic, hand-bound leather sketchbooks, journals, memory books and jotters." Continue Reading
The Radcliffe Red List of Endangered Crafts

June 09, 2017

The Radcliffe Red List of Endangered Crafts

The Heritage Crafts Association recently published The Radcliffe Red List of Endangered Crafts, a report on the state of 165 Heritage Crafts (defined as "a practice which employs manual dexterity and skill and an understanding of traditional materials, design and techniques, and which has been practised for two or more successive generations"). 

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Size Guide
Memory Books, Guest Books, Condolence Books, Journals and Sketchbooks

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.

 SIZE HEIGHT WIDTH DEPTH
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
Miniature Journals

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
Simple Wrap Journals

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
Paperback Notebooks

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
Accordion Books

8 pages of Mohawk heavy paper

A5 Medium Portrait TBC
A6 Small Landscape