It cannot have more than 100 pages, or the hedgehog will be too round. Book hedgehog how to make a piece of book art paper. Craft projects made out of recycled book pages including gifts, home decor, party decorations, and embellishments. If you are looking for inspirational and imaginative suggestions or would simply like to see some gorgeous examples of folded book art, our article is a great place to start. The first and last marks of each page have to be folded which will give the folded. I put this book folding tutorial together to help people new to book folding get to grips with the basics. Thanks to budget living, ive made quite a few book folds for myself they decorate a wall in my home pictured below. To embellish it, paint with a little glue and add a dash of glitter. Hedgehog origami for kids we were quite thrilled when we found an easy to follow. This is presented in the table style of measurements, perhaps more suitable for larger screens difficult to see on phones, i think.
Print out the letters that you wish to fold, go at least 200 dpi in your print. This cute hedgehog is made by folding the pages of a book while the pages are still bound together. Choose the template that has less pages than the book you have. This pattern is a great way of using up those smaller books. Hope youre all well have have had 12 months of crafting fun. Once you have this knowledge its a very easy craft to get involved with. For your children, i propose you to make a hedgehog with a book, blade of grasses and flowers. We never thought it was even possible to fold a hedgehog out of paper.
There once was a magazine called budget living that folded pretty quickly ha. Bookfolding expert debbi moore, takes you through step by step how to get started with this fun pastime by bookfolding a single word. Book hedgehog hedgehog book, book page crafts, old book crafts. This type of art gives unexpectedly beautiful sculptures which are both elegant and sturdy.
For example, if your book has 476 pages, choose the smaller 450 page book folding template to use. How to make an adorable paperback book hedgehog pink. If youd care to post it on my facebook page at grace grits and gardening, ill share it. This pattern allows buyers to fold butterfly into a book like the image. Made as an entry in our local flower show craft section. You are purchasing a pattern to allow you to fold your own book pattern.
The hedgehog shape is made by folding the pages in half, then folding the corners down. Here you will find a full range of free standard book folding patterns. Smaller paperbacks of about 100 pages work best for this, but since i mainly had thick romance novels, i just split each book into two sections, thereby making two hedgehogs from one book. Cute hedgehog combi book folding pattern with free. Once youre finished, your book hedgehog should look like this. Again, fold the same number of pages on each side of the spine. How to book fold simple tutorial doodle and stitch.
This design is not the easiest book sculpture in this web site but it is the cutest. Fold the right hand corner down toward the spine to create a small. Book sculptures learn how to make amazing book sculptures or book art by folding the pages of a book while the pages are still bound together. Youre likely to have all the tools you need to get started already and second hand books dont. Although it looks difficult, its really not, however, i do have to warn you, it is timeconsuming. How to bookfold a single word with debbi moore youtube. Hedgehog book folding pattern this small ebook contains a pattern for you to make your own folded book, by measuring and folding pages. For more great debbi moore products visit our site here.
Folded book art paper book book crafts arts and crafts paper crafts hedgehog book recycled books book folding patterns book sculpture folded book art is a new form of artistic expression which transforms unwanted books into beautiful decorative objects. Start your book folding journey by downloading a free pdf today in our shop. While browsing around etsy, ive discovered many creative sellers who alter and recycle books. The art of book folding combines the love of books with the love of paper crafting. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you. The elegance of the hedgehog paperback september 2, 2008. We made a whole bunch of absolutely cute and easy origami for kids over the past few weeks and we cant have enough. After all, a hedgehog is very round in shape and has spikes that jut out all over its body, making it hard to translate into paper. Recycled paper crafts old book crafts book page crafts recycled books book page art folded book art paper book paper art book folding patterns free time for a super easy project. Move it down so it is now on the second vertical line and repeat step 2. Finally, i point you to guy laramees carved book landscapes and ask. How to make trees or christmas trees out of paperback books. Jun 08, 2015 the goal here is that when the book is open you can see the notch and will fold each page to notch.
Everything you need to get started on a folded book project. Before anyone gets upset with me for destroying books. Folded book tips from stephanie pounds all things paper. Standard and cut and fold patterns are supported and are very simple to. This will get harder as you get past halfway and some bulldog clips will help here. Book hedgehog how to make a piece of book art paper folding. Create in your own choice of colours for your own home or create and sell for others to enjoy. Folded book art this cute hedgehog is made by folding the pages of a book while the pages are still bound together. Nov 01, 2015 i put this book folding tutorial together to help people new to book folding get to grips with the basics.
Recycled art projects for teens book pages 26 ideas. How to make a book hedgehog shorewood library teens. Place the template in the book behind the first page that you want to fold. This can be done by centering the pages in the book, with your text on the template running the same direction as the text in the. Make sure the bottom of the sheet of paper is in line with the bottom of the book the word should be in the centre of the book, if it isnt then trim the bottom of the paper until it is and remember to trim the other pieces. Debbi moore shows you how to create a cute 3d hedgehog using an old book. Book folding fairy house how to book fold a fairy house bird cage in this book art tutorial, im going to teach you one of the basic folds in creating a book sculpture the triangle fold and how this simple fold can ea.
Continue this technique until the letter m is complete. Next fold over the corner on every page as you would on a paper aeroplane. I loved it and ripped out many many pages of great ideas. Fold down the topcorner of the page so it touches the spine of the book connect the red dots. Fold the right hand corner toward the spine to create a right. This time were making an easy origami hedgehog perfect for kids and beginners. The result is a 3 dimensional sculpture, the exact shape of which will depend on the type of fold that you have chosen. Since it was a really hard task to find 10 free book folding patterns, weve included some patterns you can find with some extra price.
Cute hedgehog combi book folding pattern with free tutorial. To recycle your books and transform them into something really special, weve made a collection of 10 aweinspiring book folding patterns that all book lovers will appreciate. Jun 21, 20 work your way through the book folding all the pages in half lengthwise keeping the folds even. How to make angels and christmas trees from a paperback book. Old book crafts book page crafts book page art book pages folded book art paper book pattern books pattern art art patterns this listing is for 20 patterns to create your own folded book art the patterns included are those shown in the picture you will recieve an instant down load of the patterns for your convenience and the files will be. Others transform the interior pages and fold them into. Book hedgehog hedgehog book, book page crafts, old book.
How to make a book hedgehog pick out a paperback book youd like to recycle or repurpose i. Book folding tutorial to accompany the book folding pattern for the heart and baby feet improved pattern. A ruler ideally with very clear and well defined markings. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. The patterns included are those 15 inexpensive and creative crafts to make with old books.
How to make trees or christmas trees from paperback books. Books, diy and crafts book blogger, book folding, book folding hedgehog, books, crafts, diy, hedgehog, inspiration, tutorial 6 comments ive been eyeing up these book folded hedgehogs for so long but wasnt 100% sure whether i actually wanted to fold one of my books and thought it looked way too complicated. Folded book art bookfolding patterns for beginners. Book folding tutorial to accompany the book folding pattern for. Y book folding hedgehog tutorial whats in my wonderland. For the original bl instructions, follow this link. When all the pages are folded it will stand up on its own in a tree shape. Then fold back the corners, as you can see on the picture. If youd care to post it on my facebook page at grace grits and gardening, i. Cut off the cover, the same sizeshape as the folded pages. Choose a book with 6700 pages for a complete folded set of letters such as mrs and mr, or a 200 page book to make a large monogram. The mouse big book big mouse, small book small mouse duration.
Fold the top corner towards the middle of the book to make a triangle and then fold that again. You can buy intricate and beautiful folded book art patterns on websites such as or even request a custommade pattern featuring any shape you like. Start folding the pages by turning the right hand top corner of the page down to the spine of the book, as far as it will go, until you have a nice sharp fold at the top of the spine where the page is attached. Fold the page down horizontally in half, matching the top edge of the page to the spine. Recently my friend became obsessed with a little hedgehog that i had made out of an old book so i decided to make her one and film the process. Hedgehog book folding productmanualguide pages 1 3. Start with a book you dont want any more or buy it for a few pence in a charity shop. This design is not the easiest book sculpture in this. So it doesnt need to be deep, just enough so that you can see it. For a very rounded out hedgehog, use a longer book 250300 pages, and for a more flatbottomed hedgehog, use a shorter book 150200 pages. Start with a book you dont want any more or buy it for a few cents in a charity shop. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. When it is impossible to fold any more pages and you have around hedgehog shape, depending on the size of your book, you may have pages. Once youve found that sweet spot, press down to establish the crease.
Turn the page that you just folded to the other side of your book, then place the folding pattern behind the next page. Whilst it may look difficult and complicated, cut and fold book folding is actually very easy to do. Bookfolding expert debbi moore walks you through step by step on how to bookfold a 3d hedgehog. Decorating with books in unusual ways was one of those ideas. For a very rounded out hedgehog, use a longer book 250300 pages. I folded all the pages from one end of the book one way and all the pages from the other end of the other way.
And for the final touch, glue some glade of grass and flowers. My daughter make it an i want to show his diy hedgehog. Great and unique self made gifts for an anniversary or wedding. Folded page art means that you take a book preferably one you dont mean to read again and fold each page in the same way. How to fold book pages into letters recycled book art ideas.
Print landscape for long words and portrait for small words or monograms. Fold that first page down and out of the way so you can proceed to fold the next page. The pattern is for a book with 300 numbered pages 150 folds. Come and learn how to fold a book with the added bonus of tea and cake. Book folding tutorial and a free pattern sacha and co. Once done following the book folding template, you will have pages left in the back as well. All you need is a pencil, sharpener, eraser and a ruler. Hedgehog book folding download or read online ebook hedgehog book folding in pdf format from the best user guide databasel hde. How to bookfold a 3d hedgehog with debbi moore youtube. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Upcycle book folding free patterns the refab diaries upcycle book folding kostenlose anleitungen the refab diaries besondere tag ideen everything you need to get started on a folded book project. Folded book art easy to use bookfolding patterns for beginners.
Some use their covers and repurpose them into spiral bound journals. Old book art book page crafts paper art paper crafts mouse crafts book tree recycled books altered book art book folding patterns it may be a brilliant idea for a library and you are able to use the books via an old collection that got replaced by new ones. Its minimum requirements are just 60 pages and a height of just 19 cm but you can go much bigger. Start with the left hand corner, and fold toward the spine.
Diy hedgehog book folding book crafts, folded book art. This is a difference of 26 pages so count out half of the pages in the front that will not be folded. Move the point of contact up and down a little until the crease bisects the bottomcorner of the page green arrow. The first and last marks of each page have to be folded which will give the folded shape of the pattern. Hedgehog origami for kids we were quite thrilled when we found an. Find book folding patterns by page number, book height, designer, category and fold method. Their book folding project was inspired by the art of mary bennett. It can, at times, be a little fiddly and time consuming because, depending on the level of detail in a pattern, you may have to deal with very many folds per page alot of which may be of just a mm in size. Something a bit different for me to share today a hedgehog letter rack created from a paperback book. Folded book tips from stephanie pounds december 26, 2012 as promised in my previous post about the altered peace book by stephanie pounds of etsy shop reading with scissors, today she answers questions about book folding. As rioters, we know that every home could use just a few more bookish decorations, and book folding is the perfect way to add some literary flare. For those that dont know, book folding is the art of folding the pages within books to create 3d shapes. Free tutorial with pictures on how to make a piece of book art in under 60 minutes by paper folding with scissors, book, and eyes. The 3dimensional sculpture that is created depends on the pattern that is chosen and the type of fold that is used.131 1546 670 253 1058 51 658 463 190 1472 1308 948 1030 694 1513 215 692 982 189 1202 464 465 436 1487 1364 1367 818 1450 885 326 811 1403 1209 1497 1375 745 120 395 1361 1103 971 868 307 1014