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A4, A5 and Composition Size Notebook Covers

Updated: Nov 21, 2023

Personalise your notebooks, journals or schoolbooks with a pretty fabric cover.

This easy PDF Sewing Pattern includes printable pattern pieces and detailed instructions for making A5, A4 and Composition Book size covers.

The covers have multiple pockets on both the inside and outside to store pens and notes as well as an elastic closure for a neat finish. They're padded for structure and durability as well as making them lovely and soft to hold.

They're also reusable and washable and much easier to use that adhesive coverings!

The finished dimensions of each size are:

A5 - 17cm x 22cm (6 ¾ inches x 8 ¾ inches) when closed

A4 – 22cm x 31cm (8 ¾ inches x 12 ¼ inches) when closed

Composition Book – 20cm x 25.5cm (7 7/8 inches x 9 7/8 inches) when closed

This is an easy sewing project that's suitable for beginners and upwards, so if you have basic sewing skills and know how to use a sewing machine then this pattern will be right skill level for you. Each notebook cover should take approximately 45 minutes to complete.

No special tools are required - just basic sewing supplies, a sewing machine and an iron for pressing.

As with all Vicki Elle patterns, easy to follow, detailed instructions and printable pattern pieces are included.

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