Make a Leather Journal Cover
Woodburn, dye, and stitch together tooling leather journal cover.


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$ Multi-class Credit

Take 3 KAN classes in the same year and receive a $15 credit toward a future KAN class, or toward a 1-year KAN membership fee. Offer not available to Life Drawing sessions.

Cancellation Policy

With 7 days notice, we will offer a credit or refund. With less than 7 days but at least 48 hours notice, we will offer a credit. Otherwise, no refund or credit will be given, including if a student does not attend. We thank you for your continued support and cooperation.

Gov't Protocols

KAN will be following protocols regarding COVID-19 that are in place at the time this class occurs.

Burn using a woodburner, dye, and stitch together a 6” x 9” tooling leather journal cover. Includes a removable 5.5” x 8.5” journal. You can bring your own design (9” x 12” surface size to span both sides of the journal cover), or you can use one of Donna’s original patterns.

Leather dye stains, so please wear appropriate clothing. Latex gloves will be provided for the dying process. Burning is done to the pattern and sides. If you have a burner and want to use it, please bring it. Stitching is done as a blanket stitch by hand. Leather needles and sinew will be provided. Dying is done with brushes and sponges (provided or bring your own). Towels will be provided as it can get messy!


Level: Any level
Maximum size: 6
Available seats: 2
We do accept names for a waiting list.


Please bring an apron or old shirt as accidents can happen. Tools and dyes will be provided for use in class.

Materials fee: $30 payable to instructor at class. This covers cost of leather, sinew, journal insert, and dyes used in class.

Artist: Donna Bisschop

Donna’s work can be viewed at