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Mini Origami Books Tutorial

Mini Origami Books Tutorial
A few people have requested a tutorial on the mini origami book that I posted about a few months ago. Here is my new video tutorial for the books, it is a little simpler, but if you prefer a photo tutorial, keep scrolling To view the tutorial, click on the first image, it should enlarge. You can use the arrows on the left to navigate. To exit the image, click on the white space around the images. I used 6×6 inch paper to start with. 1 piece of 6×6 inch colour paper for the cover, 4 peices of white for the pages. Fold one of the white squares in half. Cut the square in half using the last crease… Align one of the half’s onto the other squares, and cut the whole lot at once… or you could do one by one. A bunch of halfs! Fold a half in half again Fold it again And twice more, so it looks liek a spikey number 3, or a W. Do all 7 pieces. An easy mistake, make sure you don’t join them like this. Join them so that the right hand one over laps the left. They are all joined. You should have this. Unfold. Related:  Diagramsbrico/papierjordanblount

Origami Diagrams Folding Help: How to Divide a square or rectangle into 3rds, 5ths or 7ths is here. How to cut a Pentagon from a square is here. How to fold a Stretched Bird Base is here. Paper Money - download a 4x10 inch oversized bill (front and back) for demonstrating money folding to a group. Yami Yamauchi's Models: Diagrams for Yami Yamauchi's models are here in Yami's Corner. Models: Bookcase by Mari Michaelis PDF - diagrammed by Mari Michaelis. Angel by Tadashi Mori This adorable Angel inspired me to make dozens of them during the holidays. PDF - diagrammed by Mari Michaelis. Tissue Boxes: Tissue Box by Francis Ow This model creates a tall tissue box (family size) Model pictured on right PDF - diagrammed by Mari Michaelis Tissue Box V2 by Paul Ee Based on Francis Ow's model, this version creates a lower style box. Heart Dish: Heart Dish by Ildikó H. PDF - diagrammed by Mari Michaelis Website - More models by Ildikó H. Jedi Master Yoda by Fumiaki Kawahata PDF - diagrammed by Mari Michaelis. Swan

Friendship Bracelets Macraméd friendship bracelets were all the rage when I was growing up in the eighties. All the girls at my school would obsessively make them for one another in a dizzying variety of colors, widths, and patterns. It's amazing, thinking back, that such young girls could make such beautifully intricate accessories. I, of course, tried my hand at making them as well. Fast forward 20 years: Purl Soho started carrying DMC Cotton Embroidery Floss in every conceivable color (including fluorescents! Making friendship bracelets is a surprisingly easy craft, and best of all, in the end you'll have a bunch of cute summer bracelets to give to your pals. Materials Since this is such a free form enterprise the amount of colors of DMC embroidery floss you get is really up to you. Please not that the fluorescent thread is slightly thicker than the regular DMC floss. Beginning To begin, pick out your colors. For patterns use a doubled length of thread cut each color to a length of 72-inches. The Left Knot

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Paperfection's Art & Craft: How to Make a Simple Cahier or Notebook It is a gorgeous summer in The Pyrenees and many of our Dutch friends are visiting. They come to relax, swim in the lake, enjoy the views and see the vineyards and winery grow. Needless to say, we had fun and I had little time for bookbinding. This was refreshing as many of my painted or appliqued books take me days, even weeks to make.. You will need:15 sheets of paper, white, coloured or both. Step by step: 1. b. c. 2. a. b. c. 3. a. b. c. 4. b. c. d. e. f. g. 5. a. b. c. Et voilà: your own hand-made cahier or notebook, containing thirty pages (sixty counting both sides), ready to use!

Instructables - DIY How To Make Instructions Chinese Zodiac Origami: diagrams for the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac The Chinese calendar is a lunisolar calendar; thus, new year day is usually in late January or early February and it is on a day with a new moon (no moon). For 2014, Chinese New Year is on January 31st. No one knows when the Chinese calendar officially began, but it is generally accepted that Year One corresponds to the time when Emperor Huang Di began ruling China (equivalent to 2697 BC). Thus, 2014 (after Jan 31) corresponds to the Chinese year 4712. January 31, 2014 also begins the year of the Horse. Of all the animals in the world, why were these 12 chosen? Rat is small but he is clever. One story says that Snake was curled around Horse's leg, as Horse approached the finish line, Snake quickly sprang forward and arrived before Horse. Chinese astrology is a 60-year cycle because it involves 12 zodiac animals and 5 Earthly elements (5 x 12 = 60). Origami Diagrams: Books about Chinese Astrology Books about Chinese Zodiac Origami

The Desktop Wallpaper Project featuring Lisa Congdon’s ‘A Collection A Day’ (Part 1) Lisa Congdon To View Lisa’s two other wallpapers click here and here. I’m so excited for today’s wallpaper, it’s been in the works for a couple months now and I’m so excited to finally be able to release them. I’ve been a fan of Lisa Congdon and her blog A Collection A Day for quite a while now, and now she has a book celebrating her collections which comes out today. So you’ve got three different wallpapers to choose from to adorn your desktop, iPhone or iPad. To purchase a copy of A Collection A Day click here. Bobby Latest forecast from Storm Team 5 It's been hot the past few days, and it's only going to get warmer! We'll have highs in the upper 80s along the coast and around 90 towards the lake. isolated shower or storm far inland and west of the lake. This will persist through at least Thursday. It will be relatively dry for us over the next three or four days too, aside from a few far inland showers or storms that may pop up late in the day. Next Week: Sunny and hot start to the week; Rain chances increase starting Thursday. Get the Storm Shield weather app for iPhone ( ) and Android ( ).

Red Velvet Kit Club: Ya'll Ready For This? Jen has some wonderful creations to share and a pretty neat tutorial. Ready? I hope so. Bedside Journal (the overnighter) I'm one of those girls with too many notebooks but nothing to write on, especially when I think of something in the middle of the night. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. I don't know about you but I'm gonna have to make one of those! 68 Uses For Scrapbook Paper There are currently no images from other crafters. close Terms & Conditions You must enter into this Agreement if you want to submit digital images or other content to Prime Publishing through Sharing Customer Images (the "Service"). 1) Eligibility. 2) Definitions. 3) License Grant for Materials. 4) Removal of Materials. 5) License for Name, Trademarks and Likenesses. 6) Specifications and Guidelines. 7) Representations, Warranties and Indemnities. 8) Restrictions. 9) No Obligation. 10) Changes to Agreement. 11) Prime Publishing Intellectual Property. 12) Communications. 13) Waiver. 14) Disclaimer. 15) Miscellaneous. Sharing Your Own Images Who can share images? You! What should I share? Please share images that will help other visitors. Do include captions for your images. What shouldn't I share? Behave as if you were a guest at a friend's dinner party: please treat the Prime Publishing community with respect. The same guidelines apply to your captions and notes. Where will my image appear?

Origami Drake Back to Diagrams by Mike Case, ©2006 Last modified December 2006 0) To give your Drake toes, first follow the method shown in John Montroll's Animal Origami for the Enthusiast for the Frog with Toes, but only folding the sides in 1/16 of the paper on each edge. 1) Crease where shown. 2) Fold the corners in to the centre. 3) Crease where shown on the top layer only. 4) Valley fold the raw edges to the side, collapsing where shown (the centre of the triangle is a sort of inverted rabbit-ear). 5) Repeat Step 4 on the other three flaps. 6) Fold a preliminary base. 7) Petal fold the point up. 8) Like so. 9) Sink the edge of the flap where shown. 10) Reverse fold the lower points up. 11) Reverse fold the head and tail out roughly along the dotted lines. 12) Outside reverse fold the outer two layers while pushing in from the bottom and spreading the interior layers to form the head. 13) Roll the front edge of the wing in slightly. 14) Sink the hidden point along the back where shown. 17) All done!

How About Orange Yesterday I wrote about my ongoing experiments with laser transfer foil and an iron. Results were hit or miss. A lot of miss, actually. I have a multi-colored pack of foils— click here and scroll down to "Foil Sampler Pack." Here's the process. First I requested Alex's permission to possibly destroy our printer. Then I made a design in Illustrator and laser printed it on cardstock. Next I cut a piece of foil and laid it over the design. Tips: Make sure the foil is cut large enough that your tape doesn't cover any part of your design or you'll probably have trouble getting the foil to stick in that area. I put the taped-up cardstock back in my printer tray, positioned as if I were going to reproduce the print again on the same side. Then I peeled off the loose foil; it only sticks where there's toner. But this here print IS shabby. My white cardstock worked really well. Here's more copper in a houndstooth pattern. Here's an origami unicorn I designed for another project, foiled in red.

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