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Edition #29 Notes

The Leaders edition is a special collaboration with educator and writer Marcie Alvis-Walker. Marcie runs the Black Coffee with White Friends blog and Instagram, alongside Mockingbird History Lessons for Adults, and the Cream & Sugar book club.

This edition contains a timely reminder by author Octavia Butler, who in Parable of the Talents wrote about what it means to be a true leader and the active part we all must play in making sure we choose leadership that is kind, just, and for all.

Watch how the notebooks were made and listen to my conversation with Marcie about how Leaders came together.

This limited edition contains: "Kindness Eases Change" and a portrait of Octavia Butler on the outside printed onto organic cotton, a bright lime bookcloth inside, with an endsheet containing Octavia Butler's writing, 48 lined pages on 70lb smooth white, and a lemon thread finish. The type was set in Room205 by Simon Walker, and Calluna by Jos Buivenga.

We are donating $5 from every notebook to Color of Change, an organization that empowers us to do something real about injustice through legislative action.

Also available in a Junior size

Edition fray: Most Dapper Notes covers are made using fabric, which naturally frays with use. Each material behaves differently, and this meter will help you guage how much fraying to expect from your notebook.

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Fabric Covered

Every notebook cover is made from two materials: a good looking fabric on the outside, backed by book cloth inside. These covers are just the nicest, and oh so very showoff-able.

100% Handmade

Created from scratch in the USA, one-by-one, with focus on the details. I glue the covers, stitch the binding, trim the corners, package and mail them to you myself.

Thread Bound

Wax-coated linen thread is stronger than staples, and these 3.5 x 5.5" durable notebooks will last a lifetime to hold and tell your story inside.

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How Leaders was Made