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Leather Notebook Cover / Leather Passport Wallet / Leather Passport case for Field Notes Moleskine Cahier / Traveller's Notebook

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🍁 Proudly made to order by hand in Canada.

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DELUXE TRAVELLER'S NOTEBOOK with pen loop

This passport and notebook cover is made to order with quality materials by hand.

INCLUDES an OFFICIAL FIELD NOTES BRAND 48-page memo book (edition style may vary). Other contents not included.

This soft, supple leather notebook cover is perfect for:

• Travelling: keep your passport secure and cards close at hand
• Everyday carry: throw it in your cross-body satchel, backpack, or purse
• Work or home office: on your desk for those essential notes
• Your bedside table: for when inspiration strikes


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DISTINGUISHING FEATURES
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• Two card slots on the inside front cover for bank or business cards.
• Pockets on the inside front and back covers will hold popular 3.5” x 5.5” notepads such as Field Notes Brand and Moleskine Cahiers, or hide a standard passport.
• Sized to accept two 3.5” x 5.5” notepads such as Field Notes Brand and Moleskine Cahiers or hide a standard passport
• Full grain vegetable-tanned calfskin interior
• The elastic pen loop is positioned so it will not interfere with the notebook spine when open, and keeps your pen inside the cover so it won’t snag when closed.
• Hand stitched with two harness needles for a strong interwoven saddle stitch not possible by machine
• Rot-resistant, waxed & braided polyester thread
• Rivets set by hand
• Edges rounded, burnished, and sealed with local beeswax and natural sealants


The outer is top or full grain leather with wonderful variations in character — if you have a preference for extra scars, wrinkles, etc, please make sure to add a note when you order, and I'll pick out a piece especially for you if I can, at no extra charge.



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Proudly made by hand in Canada.

A Word in the Woods · Leather Goods & Accessories
© 2018 Michael Zimmermann, awordinthewoods.com
🍁 Proudly made to order by hand in Canada.

·•·•·•·•·•·•·

DELUXE TRAVELLER'S NOTEBOOK with pen loop

This passport and notebook cover is made to order with quality materials by hand.

INCLUDES an OFFICIAL FIELD NOTES BRAND 48-page memo book (edition style may vary). Other contents not included.

This soft, supple leather notebook cover is perfect for:

• Travelling: keep your passport secure and cards close at hand
• Everyday carry: throw it in your cross-body satchel, backpack, or purse
• Work or home office: on your desk for those essential notes
• Your bedside table: for when inspiration strikes


• · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · •
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES
• · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · •

• Two card slots on the inside front cover for bank or business cards.
• Pockets on the inside front and back covers will hold popular 3.5” x 5.5” notepads such as Field Notes Brand and Moleskine Cahiers, or hide a standard passport.
• Sized to accept two 3.5” x 5.5” notepads such as Field Notes Brand and Moleskine Cahiers or hide a standard passport
• Full grain vegetable-tanned calfskin interior
• The elastic pen loop is positioned so it will not interfere with the notebook spine when open, and keeps your pen inside the cover so it won’t snag when closed.
• Hand stitched with two harness needles for a strong interwoven saddle stitch not possible by machine
• Rot-resistant, waxed & braided polyester thread
• Rivets set by hand
• Edges rounded, burnished, and sealed with local beeswax and natural sealants


The outer is top or full grain leather with wonderful variations in character — if you have a preference for extra scars, wrinkles, etc, please make sure to add a note when you order, and I'll pick out a piece especially for you if I can, at no extra charge.



• · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · • · •

Proudly made by hand in Canada.

A Word in the Woods · Leather Goods & Accessories
© 2018 Michael Zimmermann, awordinthewoods.com

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(14)
Reviewed by colette palamar
5 out of 5 stars
21 Feb, 2018
beautifully made and my husband loves it.
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Reviewed by Kim Kimball
5 out of 5 stars
08 Nov, 2017
I ordered two of these minimalist wallets. One was black and tan leather and I asked for the second to be black with burgundy leather. Mike was very accommodating and crafted the second wallet as I had requested. The workmanship is excellent. My husband and I will be using these wallets for years!
Deluxe Leather Card Sleeve • 2-colour • EDC front pocket wallet, minimalist wallet, leather wallet, ultralight front pocket wallet • EDC-201

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Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalised orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

FAQs

The best strength and quality comes from the outermost layer of the hide (known as the “grain”).

I use only top and full grain leather—considered by many to be the most genuine of leathers, retaining the hide’s unique character and strength.

Most cheap leathers are produced by splitting the inner layers to produce more square feet of material per hide, but full grain leather retains the outside layer for maximum strength and durability.

This quality comes at a cost, as full grain leather usually commands a higher price. However, for quality, long-lasting goods—especially ones you depend on—it’s well worth the investment.

See below for details on each type of leather I use.
Oil-tanned, top grain leather with a stone-sanded, soft, even finish. Will still show some surface character, although not as much as the other options. Soft and matte to the touch.
Oil-tanned, full-grain leather with lots of natural character, this finish imparts a subtle pull up (two-tone) effect on bends and creases. Rustic, dark-brown, great patina with use. Soft to the touch, with pronounced natural grain texture.
LIMITED AVAILABILITY. Oil-tanned, full-grain leather with striking character and two-tone effect, especially visible in the many creases. Light to dark tan, and will patina amazingly with use. Slightly waxy to the touch. No recurring supply, so when it's gone, it's gone.
Vegetable-tanned full-grain leather. Hand-dyed, then hand-finished with beeswax and oils to bring out the natural character. Usually thinner and stiffer than oil-tanned leather depending on the cut and treatment, but more resistant to surface marring. Often used to ensure maximum strength while keeping excess bulk and weight to a minimum.

The Medium Brown and Saddle Tan are similar (The saddle tan is a touch more orange), and are ideally suited to highlight scars, wrinkles, etc. If you have a preference for these characteristics, please make sure to add a note when you order, and I'll pick out a piece especially for you if I can, at no extra charge.
Full-grain leather only available from the famous Horween tannery in Chicago. This stiff leather takes stamping well, and feels smooth, waxy and dense—it’s the ultimate in luxury. A pronounced two-tone ‘pull-up’ effect highlights bends, stamping, and characteristics of wear over time for a gorgeous patina.

Chromexcel is still produced in the US using a bark retannage from a proprietary recipe, and then finished with a secret blend of natural oils and greases. Chromexcel is characterized by a rich colours and hand rubbed finishes. Made to this day with old world craftsmanship, modern Chromexcel carries on a long history of superior comfort and durability.
Well, of course, just having a machine or a human isn't going to automatically make thread stronger, or details more accurate.

However, there is one specific difference where hand-stitching wins out — resistance to unravelling. A hand-sewn saddle stitch (used on all my projects) involves two needles through every hole, and that means a very good, redundant system of securing two or more pieces of leather.

A machine will perform a lock stitch, which can continuously unravel down the line if the thread is broken at any one point.

A good saddle-stitch won't let you down.

Sometimes a good illustration can help:
https://www.google.ca/search?q=saddle+stitch+vs+lockstitch&tbm=isch
The short answer is obviously, "It depends."

However, through good care and maintenance, every single product you invest in should last many years—if not a lifetime—performing its intended function.

You don't need much in the way of maintenance. Leather components should be occasionally conditioned to replenish oils, especially if they are exposed to sunlight and harsh elements. With light use, once a year is appropriate.

Leather and metal components should not be exposed to or submerged in water (especially salt water) for extended periods of time. This advice also applies to cats and BBQ ribs.

While you do want to keep your leather dry, if it is intended for use in the outdoors, I make sure your item is properly finished.

Leather Notebook Cover / Leather Passport Wallet / Leather Passport case for Field Notes Moleskine Cahier / Traveller's Notebook

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: leather, braided thread, nickel rivets, Dark brown leather, Elastic Pen Loop, Vegetable Tanned Full Grain Leather, Full grain leather, Rare Leather
  • Made to order
  • Feedback: 14 reviews
  • Favourited by: 23 people
  • Gift message available

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Returns and exchanges accepted
Exceptions may apply. See return policy

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