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50% Sale on leather journals and sketchbooks at Bound by Hand

50% New Year Sale on Leather Journals & Sketchbooks

January 02, 2020

I truly believe in making everyday life special by using beautiful products that bring us pleasure. I hope my sale helps you treat yourself to that leather journal or sketchbook that you might have had your eye on for a while.

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Christmas 2019 last order dates for worldwide delivery from Bound by Hand

Last order dates for Christmas gifts 2019

November 28, 2019

For worldwide delivery in time for Christmas order from the Ready to Ship collection by midnight on these dates. Express shipping and gift delivery available.

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Black Friday, IndieWeek and supporting local independent businesses

Black Friday, Just A Card & Indie Week.

November 27, 2019

I was shocked (but shouldn't have been surprised) that only 1 in 20 Black Friday deals offer a genuine discount, according to a recent Which? report.

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Marbled Notebook Gift Sets: A5 and A6 with labels

NEW: Marbled Notebook Gift Sets with Labels

November 26, 2019

New Marbled Notebook Gift Sets with labels are here, presented in gift sets of 2 books, just in time to solve a few Christmas gift dilemmas!

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Buy Crawford waxed linen thread for bookbinding in the UK

Waxed Linen Thread: 4 for 3 special offer

November 14, 2019

Save £7.50 on waxed linen thread with code LINEN19 until 30th November 2019.

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Christmas Gifts Handmade in Dorset by local Craft Makers Walford Mill 2019

Christmas Gifts Handmade by Dorset Craft Makers

October 29, 2019

Buy Marbled Notebooks and Mini Leather Journal stocking fillers from the wide choice of Christmas gifts handmade by Dorset craft makers at Walford Mill from 2 Nov.

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Autumn Instagram Hashtags for Creatives, 2019

Autumn Instagram Hashtags for Creatives 2019

September 13, 2019

Hello, fellow creatives! Here's my list of top Instagram hashtags for Autumn 2019, plus a few tips for maximising your strategy.

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A4 Portrait Large Leather Memory Book

NEW: Order a leather Memory Book in A4 large portrait size.

May 20, 2019

You can now order a Leather Memory Book in A4 large portrait size. It's the most popular size for these fine scrapbooks that make beautiful wedding anniversary gifts.

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Paper Sample Pack from Bound By Hand

Paper Samples Service

March 21, 2019

Order a free paper sample pack to try out a selection of papers before you commit to purchasing or commissioning one of my hand bound books.

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Mother's Day Gift Guide handmade in the UK

A Mother's Day Gift Guide for Creative Women

March 12, 2019

A Mother's Day gift guide for creative women who love natural materials. Prices from £7.50 - £199

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Leather Journals on Sale

New Year 50% Sale

January 15, 2019

There's a selection of Leather Sketchbooks, Mini Journals and Marbled Notebooks with 50% off the usual price in New Year sale. Prices start at £5 and don't forget that I ship worldwide.

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Crawford Waxed Linen Thread 4 ply for Bookbinding

Crawford Waxed Linen Thread: Special Offer

December 10, 2018

Hello fellow bookbinders! Use code LINEN18 for a special 3 for 2 offer on 4 ply Crawford waxed linen bookbinding thread. I hope it helps you stock up for all your Christmas craft projects.

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Size Guide

Use this Size Guide to check the dimensions of the books you're considering purchasing (dimensions are external and refer to the closed book unless otherwise indicated). If you'd like some guidance with selecting the correct size, feel free to contact Susan the bookbinder. You can email info@boundbyhand.co.uk or call +44 (0)7748 759371

Leather Memory Books, Wedding Guest Books, Journals and Sketchbooks
 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
 One Size 3 inches or 76 mm 2.25 inches or 60 mm 20 mm or 0.75 inches

 

Marbled Notebooks
 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