I've been trying a cross-binding stitch and a knot stitch, see the photos below. The cross-binding stitch was easy and looks great with the cover flaps glued across the front. The knot stitch was a bit fiddlier.
|Crossed Binding Journal,|
using a failed Quebec monoprint for the cover
|Another example of the Crossed Binding,|
really effective with the lines and textures
of the monoprint
|I got a bit carried away and made a few....|
Love those colours, yummy!
|The knot binding example|