Embossed leather book cover – Part 1

Hello Begonias!

Now that I have crawled out of the plague pit, I have completed my embossed leather book and want to show you how it went so that you can create your own.

In this part, we’ll just take a look at the basic plain cover, which is nice enough to leave without decoration, if you like.

You will need

  • book to cover (e.g. a notebook, preferably with a spine)
  • thin plywood or thick cardboard
  • string
  • PVA glue
  • contact adhesive
  • thin leather
  • wood stain
  • rounded modelling tool
  • scissors and/or sharp knife

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