make your own notebooks. This is awesome. Last time I wanted to make a personalized notebook, I couldn't find a design I wanted and ended up making everything from scratch. Sewing the pages and everything, totally over 8 hrs of work. This will be much easier for a little gift.
Notebook Cover Tutorial ~ This is a great pictured tutorial on how to cover a plain notebook, perfect for a teacher. This would make a great gift for a teacher, and depending upon the material you use, can be very feminine for masculine.
Cover your notebooks with a pretty composition book cover to make note-taking more fun. This free sewing project shows you how to decorate your notebooks so you'll be more likely to cross things off your to-do list.