I love making books out of single sheets of paper! This two directional accordion folded book is featured in the brand new book Playing with Paper: Illuminating, Engineering, and Reimagining Paper Art and it's completely cute! I bet it would make a fun Christmas ornament or mini journal.
Click on this page from Playing with Paper: Illuminating, Engineering, and Reimagining Paper Art to enlarge and read how to fold a two directional accordion fold book from a single sheet of paper.
More about the Quarry book:
Explore the world of paper crafts with this inspiring book! This guide begins with a section that covers everything about paper, including cool tools, folding and cutting basics, and fasteners and glues. The next section is filled with 20 fun-filled projects, including:
- One-sheet books
- Hot air balloons
You’ll also find an extensive gallery of artists whose work relates to and expands upon each project.
Take a page from this creative guide and start Playing with Paper!
Helen Hiebert is a Portland, Oregon artist who constructs installations, sculptures, films and artist books using handmade paper, thread and light to create transcendent experiences that alter viewers’ perceptions of time, space and form. She teaches and lectures about papermaking and lamp-making internationally, and serves as an adjunct faculty member at Oregon College of Art & Craft. Helen exhibits her work internationally, she is author of the books Papermaking with Plants, The Papermaker's Companion, and Paper Illuminated, and she is a regular contributor to Hand Papermaking Newsletter. Helen has an extensive network of paper colleagues around the world and her interest in how things are made (from paper) keeps her up-to-date on current paper trends. Visit her online at http://www.helenhiebertstudio.com.