NEW: A4 Portrait Format Leather Memory Books

Posted on October 10, 2016 by Susan Green | 0 comments

Large A4 Leather Books

The most popular size is now available in Portrait format across the whole range of leather books. Although the same size as Landscape, a Portrait format book feels larger, thanks to the greater page height and yet more manageable, because once open to a double page spread it takes up less space on a table, lap or work bench.

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New: Extra Large Journals, Artist's Sketchbooks, Memory Books & Wedding Guest Books

Posted on February 24, 2014 by Susan Green | 0 comments

Longstitch with Linkstitch leather books are now available in Extra Large A4 size in a range of 14 colours. They're bound in vegetable tanned calf skins with a distinctive napped reverse.

Update August 2015: New colours! Now also available in White, Pewter Grey, Blackberry and Azure Blue.

Top L to R: Oxblood, Crimson, Light Toffee Beige, Gold, Duck Egg, Midnight Blue, Sapphire Blue

Middle L to R: Maroon, British Racing Green, Forest Green, Chocolate, Rich Tan, Tobacco, Black

Bottom: White, Pewter Grey, Blackberry, Azure Blue.

Extra Large A4 size is:

Landscape: Height 8.5 inches / 220 mm x Width 12 inches / 300 mm

Portrait: Height 12 inches / 300 mm x Width 8.5 inches / 220 mm

Your Bespoke options include:

Thread Colour: view here

Closure: thong, strap or fob

Pages: Journal (192 blank pages of 130gsm paper) or Memory (128 blank pages of 220gsm paper with spacers in the spine to allow for inclusions).

Frontspage: bespoke inscription of your choic

Price & Delivery: an A4 book is £199 plus £9 UK delivery. International delivery is also available, please ask for a quote.

A5 books are also available at £119 bespoke / £90 ready to ship

A6 books are also available at £90 bespoke / £70 ready to ship

How to order: please contact me by email: or call +44 (0) 7748 759 371 to discuss your commission or with any queries. Do mention any deadline you have and the country you'd like your order shipped to.



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New: Memory Books

Posted on July 16, 2013 by Susan Green | 0 comments

Scrapbooks never looked so fine! I call mine Memory Books and they're great for family albums, wedding planning and recording your adventures - fill it with photos, mementoes, writing and sketching for analogue storage and display of your wonderful life.

I make your Memory Books to order so from the get-go you can customise yours exactly how you like it. So whether you love monochrome, bright citrus or muted tones, you'll have your perfect book. Ask me to print bespoke text on the frontspage: your family name, the year, an inspiring quotation... whatever you like. 

Bound with extra space in the spine to allow for your inclusions, these books lie flat on a desk and will never fall apart, thanks to their archival materials and binding style - that's the Longstitch with Linkstitch, in use since Medieval times. They have 128 pages of heavyweight quality cartridge paper which will take all dry medium artwork and glue. 

Your options are:

Size: Extra Large A4 (12 x 8.5 inches); Large A5 (6 x 8.5") or Medium A6 (4.5 x 6")

Format: landscape or portrait

Leather: 52 colours

Stitching: 22 colours 

Bespoke frontspage text.

Prices are £199 for Extra Large, £119 for Large and £90 for Medium plus postage by secure service, which is £9 UK, £15 EU, £19 non-EU. I ship worldwide with an impeccable track record and if you'd like to know the costs in your currency, just ask. To order, just email me to discuss your requirements: 


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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.

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