Besides Leather we also make paper inserts for traveler’s notebooks. They are for sale in our shop and only come in a printed version.
However I also like to share some of the files I make for Travelers Notebooks. These files are free to download and use, for personal use only. You can find them in this Google drive:
The files are in an online folder and will be updated regularly, so be sure to check back on occasion.
A5, Large moleskine Cahier (LMC), Regular/Standard (RS), B6 ISO, B6 JIS, B6 slim and Weeks (WE) size Printables:
Print on A4 paper, double sided and flip on the short side.
Bind the pages with a pamphlet stitch (or staples) and cut to size.
B6 ISO, JIS, slim and Weeks sizes have to be cut to size lengthwise before binding.
You can find the sizing below.
Personal (PS), A6, Fieldnotes/Pocket (FN), Passport (PP) and A7 size Printables:
Print on A4 paper, double sided and flip on the long side.
These will give you 2 booklets per print. Cut to size lengthwise after printing and folding.
Bind the pages with a pamphlet stich (or staples) and cut to size widthwise.
Here’s a video showing how to make those:
The templates are made for cahier style inserts, but can be adapted to be used in ring-binder notebook covers.
As for which size cahier/insert goes into which size Traveler’s Notebook, you may want to check with your Traveler’s Notebook maker, since sizes and naming tend to differ. I have charts below showing what sizes I use for making my Traveler’s Notebooks, what the inserts sizes are and what they compare with.
Sizes for reference:
And a visual reference
Here’s a list with all the abbreviations:
- TN short for Travelers Notebook
- PP short for Passport size
- FN short for Fieldnotes or Pocket size
- PS short for Personal size
- RS short for Regular or Standard size
- XL short for Extra Large, adds 2 cm to the spine of your notebook
- LMC short for Large Moleskine Cahier size
- XLMC short for Extra Large Moleskine Cahier, do not confuse this with the XL option, this is a completely different size from the LMC size
- USL US letter size
We do on occasion make Ring binder printables, these can also be made upon request.
Ring binders were invented in 1886 by Friedrich Soennecken Bonn, Germany. Many adaptations to the system followed and there are many standards for ring bound systems around the world.
FiloFax is by no means the standard nor the first to use rings, but since many people use these binders I will on occasion and by request provide files that fit those. If you have another system or need other sizes please send me a message and we can work something out.
Should you have any questions, remarks, find mistakes, broken links or have requests for a certain setup, please don’t hesitate to leave me a comment or send me an email.
I wish you a lot of fun making your own inserts for your version of Travelers Notebook.