Here's a free quilted sketchbook cover sewing tutorial that you'll surely love! The finished quilted sketchbook cover is just the right size for a large moleskin notebook (about 5″ x 8 1/4″). And if you sew or quilt regularly, you can probably use the same technique, but adjust the size of the cover to fit any notebook or sketchbook that you have.
• a fat eighth bundle of fabric (To get a similar look, choose 10 different fabrics. Make sure that five of the fabrics are light, low-volume fabrics, and the other five are darker contrasting fabrics.)
• 10″ x 12″ piece of lightweight quilt batting
• rotary cutter and self-healing mat
• Moleskine journal
Take a look at this Fabric Checkbook Cover, too!