A great gift for artists and makers, these sets of 3 Accordion Books are both a portable book and a static display method - an inventive, creative way to keep a visual journal, compile a swatch book, combine text and image, mount photographs or make a panoramic sketchbook.
Bound in the Accordion - aka Concertina - Fold with a simple pamphlet stitch in linen thread they can be worked in, opened, read and viewed like a regular book, or you can open them out to their full length.
4 pages front and back, 8 in total of quality 216gsm paper for writing, drawing, ink, light wash and collage. Mount photos and swatches with acid-free glue dots, photo corners or washi tape
Sold in sets of 3.Colourways:
Soft: Grey, Pink, Cream
Stone: 2 shades of Grey, Cream
Small A6 Portrait Height 148 x Width 105 closed, extends to 420mm
Small A6 Landscape H 105 x W 148 closed, extends to 592 mm
Medium A5 Portrait H 210 x 148 closed, extends to 592 mm
Further sizes, formats, pagination and colour combinations on request.
Photographer Robin Hutt used these sketchbooks to display text and images in 'Dawn and Dusk: The Fairlight End Garden Journals'. See how she used them here and visit her website for further breathtaking images. Images of books used with photography & text are copyright © Robin Hutt, 2015.
These notebooks are designed to make the most of the special tactile qualities of natural materials that make them such a delight to use. Hand bound in fine calfskin leather with linen thread and a linen ribbon to tie closed, their special binding style makes them sturdy, yet soft and flexible.
They have 144 pages of Mohawk Superfine Smooth paper for writing or drawing, which is FSC and Green e-certified, guaranteed to come from well-managed forests, responsibly harvested and manufactured by windpower with zero greenhouse gas emissions. The pages are hand sewn through the cover so they'll never fall apart and will lie open on a desk so you can write up to the edges.
Originally designed to help you keep track of your wedding planning as a companion to the Leather & Linen Ribbon Wedding Guest Books, they will be enjoyed by people who love keeping a journal and prefer natural materials for their personal belongings.
BESPOKE: Would you like a personalised dedication printed on the title page to make your book or gift extra special? Please get in touch, I'd be delighted to help: email@example.com
SIZE: Small A6 Portrait height 6 inches / 155 mm x width 4.5 inches 114 mm
COLOURS: White or Duck Egg leather
ALTERNATIVES: You may prefer the small Square version, £35FAQS:
Designed to make the most of the special tactile qualities of natural materials, which make them such a delight to use, these notebooks are hand bound in fine calfskin leather with linen thread and a linen ribbon to tie closed. They feature rounded edges throughout and a special binding style which makes them robust, yet soft and flexible.
They have 144 pages of Mohawk Superfine Smooth paper which is so enjoyable to write and draw on. It's FSC and Green e-certified, guaranteed to come from well-managed forests, responsibly harvested and manufactured by windpower with zero greenhouse gas emissions. The pages are hand sewn through the cover so they'll never fall apart and will lie open on a desk so you can write up to the edges.
Originally designed to help you keep track of your wedding planning as a companion to the Leather & Linen Ribbon Wedding Guest Books, they would also make wonderful Guest Books themselves for boutique weddings in small venues.
BESPOKE: Would you like a personalised dedication printed on the title page to make this book extra special? Larger sizes and further leather colours are also available on request. In either case, please get in touch, I'd be delighted to help: firstname.lastname@example.org
SIZE: Small Square 105 x 105 mm
COLOURS: White or Duck Egg leather (further images coming soon).
ALTERNATIVES: You may prefer the A6 Small Portrait version, £49FAQS:
Perfect for eco-conscious, sustainable weddings with a rustic or boho theme, these Wedding Guest Books are individually hand bound in fine leather with 192 pages of Mohawk Superfine Smooth paper which is FSC and Green e-certified, guaranteed to come from well-managed forests and responsibly harvested, manufactured by windpower with zero greenhouse gas emissions.
The books feature stitching along the spine in Natural coloured linen thread, rounded edges to the leather cover and an unbleached woven linen ribbon to close (don't worry, it's easy to tie and the ribbon is secured so you'll never loose it).
The printed title page dedication reads 'Happily ever after' in a romantic font. The pages are sewn not glued, meaning they lie open ready to receive your guests' well wishes; simply place on a table decorated with a small posy of flowers and perhaps some confetti, with a couple of pens to hand.
Carefully hand made in the UK by independent British designer-maker Susan Green, who loves to work with couples and is LGBT friendly.
Bespoke books are available on request, with custom leather colour and personalised printed title page, such as the couple's names and wedding date. Existing Wedding Stationery fonts / design can often be incorporated. If you would like a small swatch of the leather, paper or linen before purchasing, please get in touch: email@example.comSIZES: Please see size guide for full dimensions
- A4 Large: for larger numbers of guests 8.5 x 12 inches
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|