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Notebook cover PDF sewing pattern A5

(4 customer reviews)


PDF Sewing pattern for my A5 journal / notebook cover


Want to make your own lined, fun notebook cover and be able to adjust for any size of book?

This gorgeous cover will accommodate an A5 book (210mm x 148mm or 8 1/4″” x 5 7/8″) and can be used for any A5 book you like. It is lined and has a firm back.

This version is for A5 size (UK/Euro paper size) . There is a different version available for US paper size Composition Book on the web site too – please check which size you require.


The two pockets of the fabric cover slide over the notebook cover to hold it in place. The pockets can then be used to store business cards, shopping lists, coupons and reminders.
Made with a contrast spine with tips for decorating.


Also includes a full tutorial on how to cover any size of book you like.


This journal cover is easy to make and would make a lovely gift for a family member or friend.
Great for school, college or teachers.
Make them up in any fabric you like.

This is an easy pattern suitable for beginners


9 pages of full colour tutorial style instructions with detailed photos will walk you through making a professional looking book jacket in no time. Full size pattern pieces – no resizing necessary.

Finished size
16.5 x 22.5cm
(6.5 x 9 inches)


❤ Instant Download
❤ Full sized pattern pieces
❤ Measurements given in cm and in inches
❤ Complete, easy to follow instructions
❤ Full colour photos for every step
❤ Relevant sewing tips
❤ A list of material requirements and suggestions
❤ Printer friendly. Prints on A4 or US letter size paper
❤ Size check feature to verify your printer settings
❤ A simple layout guide
❤ A tutorial to make any size of book jacket


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Notebook cover PDF sewing pattern, with free book cover tutorial for any sized book jacket. A5 Journal cover pattern, PDF download

Within a few minutes of payment, you will be able to download this PDF pattern. You will be able to print out the pattern from your own computer. The pattern comes with complete instructions featuring diagrams and photos.

YOU WILL NEED ADOBE ACROBAT TO OPEN THE FILE. You probably already have it, but if not, you can download for free at

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Items made using this pattern can be sold in small scale in your own online store, local boutiques, craft fairs, etc. Start your own sewing business today! Please offer Spencer Ogg credit in written descriptions. Please do not share this pattern with anyone, instead direct them to my shop for their own copy! Thank You!

**Because this is an electronic file, there are no refunds once the pattern has been emailed.**

4 reviews for Notebook cover PDF sewing pattern A5

  1. Michelle Cox

    Great pattern brilliant outcome first time will be making lots of these

  2. Trish Thurland

    Can’t wait to try this pattern out, it is clearly laid out and there are plenty of instructions…..thank you x

  3. tinahdee

    Spencer Ogg patterns are the best. This journal cover is no exception. Easy to follow and makes up beautifully.

  4. Lucia Riario Sforza

    What a fantastic pattern.It was really easy to follow with all the pictures included in the pattern but if you prefer to watch a video, there is one too in the FB page .You can use so many combinations of fabrics, this is a quick project for gifts too.

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