Tuesday, January 3, 2023

The "Impossible" Box

Welcome to 2023! We hope it will be a happy and peaceful new year for everyone. Our member from York, England, Margaret Beech, will be teaching the first workshop of the year. She will show us how to make an "impossible" box. This is a one piece box where the lid is snug fitting, but does not come completely off. Margaret tells us that it is perfect to hold a small gift or tiny book. The photos don't really show how it all works so you'll just have to sign up for the workshop to see it in action. 

The box closed

The top lifting up

Here is another look at how the top lifts up.


Materials:

  • 11 x 8 1/2" sheet of plain colored paper (Canson Mi-Teintes or similar) 
  • Decorative paper to be cut to size once your box is finished
  • Double stick tape
  • Glue stick
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Bone Folder
  • Craft Knife

When:   Saturday, Jan. 14, at 10 a.m. PST

Where:  On your computer, tablet, or Smartphone via Zoom

RSVP:    Dolores Guffey by Jan. 9 to receive the password

Workshop Questions: Margaret Beech

Zoom Questions:  Bobbie Hayes

Contact information is in the newsletter



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