Thursday, May 2, 2019


Hedi Kyle's book, The Art of the Fold, (available in the NORBAG Lending Library) provides a wealth of information and examples of some wonderful book structures. The May NORBAG workshop will feature two of those folds, the fishbone and the tree. Dianne Byington will instruct us on the difference between them and how to make them along with some variations. Some basic skills to be covered are paper folding, mountain fold, valley fold, and because of the many folds, we will review how to determine grain direction of papers to prevent cracked folds.

Tree fold, with varying page lengths

Tools and Materials to Bring:
  • Self-healing cutting mat
  • Scissors
  • Craft knife or X-acto knife
  • Bone folder
  • Pencil & eraser
  • Scoring tool - paper will be scored multiple times so bring your favorite scoring tool: clear gridded ruler, measuring rules, ruler, or scoring board
  • Embossing stylus or pointed bone folder
  • Double-sided tape, 1/4" wide suggested

Materials Provided:

  • Paper, decorative on one side, white on the other 

Fishbone fold, with sharp folds

Fishbone fold, with soft folds

WHEN:    Saturday, May 11 at noon
WHERE:  Eureka Methodist Church at Del Norte and F Streets
BRING?   See list above
COST:     50 cents
RSVP:     YES! by Wednesday May 8 to Dianne Byington, contact information will be in the newsletter.

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