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High quality customised leather slip covers for journals, planners, binders and cheque books made with exclusive bespoke leather.

Rewards are made up of many of our beautiful lines of covers
Rewards are made up of many of our beautiful lines of covers

REMEMBER: If we do not reach our funding goal then it costs you nothing but you also will not get your reward! So please help us and spread the word!

There are those that say that leather crafting is a dying artform and that in 100 years it simply will not exist. We do not want that to happen and as we grow & learn so we pass on valuable knowledge and skills of the art of leather working to young apprentices.

Many indigenous people around the world pay their respects to animals that they kill for food but using as much of the beast as possible. We do not use leather from animals that are killed for their skin, rather we use leather as a by product of the food industry. It is our way of paying homage to those animals that feed us.

Working with leather is a passion. The feel, the scent, the way it moulds and conforms to shapes - there is just a uniqueness that cannot be replicated with any other material. 

At AC Leathercraft, we have designed a range of slip covers for journals, diaries, sketchbooks & chequebooks. As leathercrafters, we also produce a line of dog collars, belts and our beautiful and individual leather roses. We have market tested our products using oddments of leather to see how they are received and here is some of the feedback

Received wallet today. Thanks. Love it CHEQUEBOOK COVER

just what teacher would like Leather HANDMADE Journal

Really well made and fast delivery too A++++++++ HANDMADE REAL LEATHER A4 RINGBINDER FOLDER

I love the product, so professionally made CHEQUE BOOK COVER

Beautiful item, extremely helpful offering a custom service. Truly recommend HANDCRAFTED Leather Rose

Quality product posted really quick. Highly recommend this seller to everyone. BLACK Leather HANDMADE Journal Cover

very helpful great its a must have thanks 5 stars CHEQUE BOOK COVER

Our project goal: Is to create a branded range of high quality leather slip covers, binders, clip boards and desk memo pads & diaries in a high quality distressed & textured leather that will be affordable to all but with a classic timelessness.

New textured leather
New textured leather

The leather we are having made is shown in the picture above. It has a lovely "bark" texture with a good waxy finish. 

In order to make our products affordable but also unique to us, we have spoken with a tannery who will produce a specific and exclusive leather for us but in order to start production, we must order a minimum of 1500 sq ft

Makers Mark
Makers Mark

Our brand will be recognised by the "rose" symbol and our rewards will include a unique miniature leather rose that is only available to backers of our Kickstarter project.

WHY IS OUR PRODUCT DIFFERENT? 

All of our leather goods are designed by us and handmade by us. More than that, the detail that we put into each cover means that it is durable enough to last a lifetime.

Unlike many other mass produced products, all of our journals are hand lined using a high quality goat or sheep skin. We hand lace all of our journals using strong calf lace and we hand stamp each and every cover. You can be assured that all of our work is carried out to very high standards with great attention to detail. Our covers are a product that you will be proud to own and carry with you or have on your desk. 

Whatever your lifestyle, our covers will fit because we custom make to size!

WHAT WE NEED

We need help with the project to purchase the leather and the makers mark stamp so we can produce our 1st run of items.

Our rewards are special edition personalised items from the new range and these will be handcrafted and dispatched before the range is launched commercially.

REWARDS

Pledge £1 or more

A huge and heartfelt thank you for helping us to achieve our dreams. If we have an email address for you then we will send you an update of progress when we have achieved our funding goal.

Pledge £5 or more

Traditional leather keyring with AC Leathercraft makers mark.

Estimated delivery: Aug 2013

Add £2 to ship outside the UK

Pledge £10 or more

Leather keying with your choice of 2 initials or 2 symbols PLUS miniature leather rose.

Estimated delivery: Aug 2013

Add £2 to ship outside the UK

Pledge £20 or more

Crest Old English Tan leather
Crest Old English Tan leather

**EARLY BIRD SPECIAL** Leather A5 2014 diary with personalised name stamped on cover PLUS personalised Keyring PLUS minature rose.

Estimated delivery: Sep 2013

Add £7 to ship outside the UK

Pledge £30 or more

Slip covers will fit any book up to 1" thick
Slip covers will fit any book up to 1" thick

Leather A5 2014 diary in new tan leather with personalised name stamped on cover PLUS personalised Keyring PLUS minature rose.

Estimated delivery: Oct 2013

Add £7 to ship outside the UK

Pledge £40 or more

Chequebook cover can be in a variety of colours
Chequebook cover can be in a variety of colours

A5 Slip Cover with personalised name stamped on front PLUS fold in half cheque book cover (US backers will have std fold over from top checkbook cover) PLUS minature rose.

Estimated delivery: Oct 2013

Add £7 to ship outside the UK

Pledge £55 or more

A4 Slip Cover (or US Letter) with personalised name stamped on front PLUS A5 slip cover with personalised name on front


Estimated delivery: Nov 2013

Add £12 to ship outside the UK

Pledge £60 or more

*EARLY BIRD SPECIAL* Personalised A4 2014 diary or US letter size slip cover PLUS small leather rose (red, white or pink) PLUS chequebook cover (US backers can have std US style cover)

Estimated delivery: Oct 2013

Add £9 to ship outside the UK

Pledge £75 or more

Personalised A4 2014 diary or US letter size slip cover PLUS small leather rose (red, white or pink) PLUS chequebook cover (US backers can have std US style cover)

Estimated delivery: Nov 2013

Add £9 to ship outside the UK

Pledge £100 or more

**CHRISTMAS EARLY BIRD** **CHRISTMAS EARLY BIRD** A4 (or US letter size) slip cover personalised with YOUR FAMILY COAT OF ARMS. This will be a leather stamp created just for you (a small stamp will be included for you to use on other items) PLUS 6 small leather roses in gift box with engraved message plaque.

Estimated delivery: Nov 2013

Add £7 to ship outside the UK

Pledge £150 or more

A4 (or US letter size) slip cover personalised with YOUR FAMILY COAT OF ARMS. This will be a leather stamp created just for you (a small stamp will be included for you to use on other items) PLUS 6 small leather roses in gift box with engraved message plaque.

Estimated delivery: Dec 2013

Add £7 to ship outside the UK

Pledge £200 or more

Moving cogs on buckle!
Moving cogs on buckle!

**LIMITED EDITION** Steampunk belt. Limited edition of 16. Each one will have makers mark and number / 16 stamped on it. Custom made to size up to 48" waist. These will only be made for this Kickstarter project

Estimated delivery: Jan 2014

Add £7 to ship outside the UK

Pledge £350 or more

Your choice of inside colour lining makes this unique!
Your choice of inside colour lining makes this unique!

**CHRISTMAS EARLY BIRD SPECIAL 2** For the larger family or those with many friends to treat! 2 x A4 (or US letter size) Ringbinders 2 x A4 (or letter size) Slip cover 4 x A5 2014 diary with slip cover 4 x chequebook cover (US pledgers will have US style cover) 12 small roses in gift box with engraved message plaque. All covers can be personalised with any name (each one can be different) up to 7 letters on each.

Estimated delivery: Dec 2013

Add £20 to ship outside the UK

Pledge £450 or more

For the larger family or those with many friends to treat! 2 x A4 (or US letter size) Ringbinders 2 x A4 (or letter size) Slip cover 4 x A5 2014 diary with slip cover 4 x chequebook cover (US pledgers will have US style cover) 12 small roses in gift box with engraved message plaque. All covers can be personalised with any name (each one can be different) up to 7 letters on each.

Estimated delivery: Mar 2014

Add £20 to ship outside the UK

Pledge £1,000 or more

**STOCK A SHOP** 4 x A4 (or US letter size) Ringbinders 6 x A5 Ringbinders 4 x A4 (or US letter size) Slip covers 6 x A5 Slip cover 4 x Full size chequebook cover (or US style checkbook) 6 x fold in half chequebook covers 6 x large roses 6 x small roses Exclusive right to purchase all future new releases 1 month prior to general release and at special pricing.

FREE WORLWIDE SHIPPING!

Estimated delivery: Feb 2014

Pledge £5,000 or more

**DESIGN A PRODUCT** Ever fancied designing a product and have your name on every piece? Design a new product (or range of products) to compliment our existing range (maybe a laptop or tablet cover, a document holder, passport holder etc) in an EXCLUSIVE design of leather (will only be used for your product(s) ) We will have a designer stamp made for you and will stamp EVERY product of your design with your mark. PLUS you will receive 5 of each of the products you design.

Estimated delivery: May 2014


CREDITS

A big thank you to RARND for making the video; he followed my remit perfectly so if you don't like it then blame me!!

and a big thank you to CHRIS ZABRISKIE with his music piece "The temperature of the Air on the Bow of the Kaleetan" for making this available to use in the video. I found this very relaxing whilst I was thinking through my plan - I hope you do too!

We are proud supporters of http://kickingitforward.org giving back to other projects that need funding.

Risks and challenges Learn about accountability on Kickstarter

The risks with this project are minimal and are really based on timings. The biggest risk is the tannery not making their deadlines, however we are dealing with this by getting this underway in plenty of time. The tannery already have samples of the leather we need and will start the process as soon as we have funding.
The only other issue is the timing of the rewards as we want to honour many of these in time for Christmas 2013. This is not a problem providing Roy and I stay fit and healthy!! In the event that we get behind, we will suspend taking other orders and we will bring in emergency help that we already have on hand if needed.
Therefore, I can not see any risks or challenges that will stop us completing this project.

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  • Yes! All of our slip covers are designed so that they will fit books up to 1" thick, however, we are also happy to custom size a cover if required.

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    Traditional leather keyring with AC Leathercraft makers mark.

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    3 x Custom Designed Dog Collars and Leashes. We custom make these to your own design and sizes with full online consultation. This reward includes worldwide shipping at no extra cost.

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    **LIMITED EDITION** Steampunk belt. Limited edition of 16. Each one will have makers mark and number / 16 stamped on it. Custom made to size up to 48" waist. These will only be made for this Kickstarter project

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    **CHRISTMAS EARLY BIRD SPECIAL 2** For the larger family or those with many friends to treat! 2 x A4 (or US letter size) Ringbinders 2 x A4 (or letter size) Slip cover 4 x A5 2014 diary with slip cover 4 x chequebook cover (US pledgers will have US style cover) 12 small roses in gift box with engraved message plaque. All covers can be personalised with any name (each one can be different) up to 7 letters on each.

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    For the larger family or those with many friends to treat! 2 x A4 (or US letter size) Ringbinders 2 x A4 (or letter size) Slip cover 4 x A5 2014 diary with slip cover 4 x chequebook cover (US pledgers will have US style cover) 12 small roses in gift box with engraved message plaque. All covers can be personalised with any name (each one can be different) up to 7 letters on each.

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    **STOCK A SHOP** 4 x A4 (or US letter size) Ringbinders 6 x A5 Ringbinders 4 x A4 (or US letter size) Slip covers 6 x A5 Slip cover 4 x Full size chequebook cover (or US style checkbook) 6 x fold in half chequebook covers 6 x large roses 6 x small roses Exclusive right to purchase all future new releases 1 month prior to general release and at special pricing.

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    **DESIGN A PRODUCT** Ever fancied designing a product and have your name on every piece? Design a new product (or range of products) to compliment our existing range (maybe a laptop or tablet cover, a document holder, passport holder etc) in an EXCLUSIVE design of leather (will only be used for your product(s) ) We will have a designer stamp made for you and will stamp EVERY product of your design with your mark. PLUS you will receive 5 of each of the products you design.

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