Book Folding Basics Explained
As Promised, here's the seven part tutorial 'A Book Folding Course'.
I put this book folding tutorial together to help people new to book folding get to grips with the basics. Once you have this knowledge it's a very easy craft to get involved with. That's one of the great things about book folding. It's also cheap!
You're likely to have all the tools you need to get started already and second hand books don't cost much, if anything, and are readily available.
Throughout the course we'll be using 'The Basic Heart Pattern' as pictured. You can download the pattern free of charge here.
This lesson introduces the parts of the book that we're interested in from a book folding perspective.
In this lesson we discuss what we should be looking out for when choosing our book
There's not much equipment we need to get started as you'll see.
In lesson four we look at some of the different types of patterns available.
In this lesson we work through the process of finding the first page to start begin folding.
Here we start to make our marks in preparation for folding.
In this final lesson we look at different folding options and complete the Basic Heart Pattern from start to finish.