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Leather Branded Books

Give your leather book covers a personalized touch with the Leather Branding tool! Brand names, monograms, phrases, patterns, and more for added detail and charm. This versatile tool allows you to create one-of-a-kind projects that make great gift ideas and home décor pieces.

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Project #15615 Skill Level: Intermediate

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Other Supplies

  • Contact cement
  • Leather
  • Transfer paper/chalk
  • Books


  1. Use transfer paper or chalk to transfer a pattern onto your leather. You can also free hand a pattern onto your leather.
  2. Once your leather branding tool has reached your desired temperature, brand a pattern into your leather.
  3. Once the leather has cooled down, adhere it to your books with contact cement.


Related FAQs

Plaid’s Engraver is a lightweight, battery operated, hand-held engraver. This tool can be used to personalize a variety of surfaces with monograms, words, phrases, drawings or simple doodles!  The six different tips included, with this tool, all have unique purposes and make engraving, grinding, sanding and buffing a breeze.  Plaid’s Engraver allows the user to create intricate designs smoothly and effortlessly.
Plaid’s Hot Foil Pen is a fabulous tool that should be in all artists and general crafters “stash” of art supplies!  It is not only convenient, it is easy-to-use!  This tool embellishes notecards, scrapbook pages, and mixed media projects with that special touch of metallic foil goodness.  Perfect for personalization, overall patterns, and freehand designs, the Hot Foil Pen is sure to add that special metallic shimmering pizazz to all creative projects.

Plaid’s Hot Knife Tool is a convenient and easy-to-use tool that will provide general crafters, DIY enthusiasts, and Cosplayers with all they need to easily cut through or carve a variety of materials.  General craft surfaces such as EVA foam, wax, bar soaps, fabric, paracord, foam core boards, and even foam fruits, vegetables and gourds are all easily carved into decorative works of art while using the Hot Knife Tool.  Whether cutting freehand or over traced pattern lines, the Hot Knife Tool is easy and fun to use. 
FolkArt® Drizzle™ Neon Waves Poured Paint Canvas
FolkArt® Drizzle™ Neon Waves Poured Paint Canvas
Glam Pencil Pouch
Glam Pencil Pouch
Damask Box
Damask Box
Kicks Studio Leopard Print Shoes
Kicks Studio Leopard Print Shoes

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.