Saturday, May 11, 2019

May Challenge of Folded Book

This month's group challenge took some working out despite drawn and fold instructions
This little book is called a Blizzard Book.
Due to a blizzard and unable to get to work, the writer put the day to use by embarking on an intense folding session.
 The dimensions to start are 7 5/8 x 33 inches.
As I didn't have any paper of that length, decided to use pianola roll paper for my practice sample.

 All blizzards start out as accordions, through a series of diagonal folds, triangles become the mechanism that both locks and holds the pages together at the spine to hold the contents.
 The little book sits in a wrapper.
These books are tiny, I will try and change the dimensions to get a larger size.
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The second part of the challenge is to make a Blizzard Pocket book
The required length to start is 11" x 52".
I may have to join paper to get the length required.

5 comments:

  1. That looks very complex but quite lovely.

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  2. That is such a cool project. It looks so amazing and complicated. I'll be looking for the finished next size up...

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  3. Very precise folding, it looks so clever. The piano roll paper makes for lovely details on the pages.

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  4. Looks like you had fun with this.

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