Do you love Midori Traveler’s Notebooks? Would you like to make your own ‘Fauxdori’ in a custom color or size? Are you looking for a one-of-a-kind, refillable sketchbook or journal? Join me as I create a Midori Traveler’s inspired leather journal cover.
- Leather or a vinyl place mat in desired size
- Self healing cutting mat
- Rotary cutter
- Quilter’s ruler
- Centering ruler
- Eyelet punch kit
- 2mm elastic cord
- Large eyed needle
- Jar gripper or piece of no-slip shelf liner
- Optional charm, beads
Measure and mark for placing the holes:
The order in which to thread the elastic cord through the holes:
How to thread the elastic cord through the center spine hole in order to create the wrap-around closure:
PS: My apologies for the audio. I was worried that I would smack the camera as I wrestled the elastic cord through the holes so I moved the camera to a safer, higher position. Unfortunately, this made the audio a bit quieter…..