Tag Archives: Making Handmade Books

pockets and envelopes

back to the cutting and folding – not (necessarily) books but could be used to contain a book or book-like/ish structure or somehow incorporated in a book. first an Origami Pocket Envelope which takes a long strip and folds it on … Continue reading

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accordion books

An Accordion-Fold Book seemed a little no-brainer – do I really need instructions for this?! – but it wasn’t just take a piece of paper and squiggle it up, there’s actually a way to do the folds so you end … Continue reading

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Flag Book

Another of Hedi Kyle’s structures – the flag book! One of those ones that once you see it, it seems (almost) obvious, or straightforward at least – in a way, and yet that’s only in retrospect of course – there … Continue reading

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Winged Book

Getting back to trying out book structures, with another one from the Glued section – the Winged Book. It started with squares, mine were actually slightly smaller than the dimensions given in the book, but it still seemed to work … Continue reading

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Flexagons

Back to trying out the structures in Making Handmade Books, continuing with the Books That Move chapter with Flexagons – Square, Tetra Tetra and Cross. I think I’d already done the Square one, but it was fun to do it … Continue reading

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simple pop-up card

skipping around now, found the chapter on moveable books! oh how fun!!! the first one was a simple pop-up card, which reminded me of a 3D art class I took way back in the day at SRJC where we did … Continue reading

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flower fold book

Still between things and not much of a plan going in to the shop but it’s always nice being there even if I don’t get much “done” – there’s always something to look at if nothing else – and not … Continue reading

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