We’re at the Bland Beige House in Arizona now. The weather here has been much better than Alberta – where the temperatures turned brutally cold soon after we headed south.
I haven’t been feeling at my best for a few months – interesting how life can throw you a medical curve ball and recovery takes more time and effort just because you are older!
The up side of feeling down is it gives you more ‘down time’. I spent some of it folding this book, which is the easiest book fold project I’ve done so far. I call it Easy Angles.
I ‘spruced it up’ by adding a black paper background on the two end pages, and some curls (See ‘How to make curly hair’ at Book Fold Angel.)
1. My book was 9 inches high. (22.8 cm) I used 176 pages, which is 88 book leaves.
2. The design consists of 4 ‘rows’. Each row takes 22 leaves.
3.The first fold (bottom fold) in each row is 1.75 inches (4.5 cm) from the bottom of the page.
4. The second fold in each row is 2 inches from the bottom of the page. (If you prefer to work in metric, pick a nice round number for each dimension.)
5. The third fold in each row is 2.25 inches from the bottom of the page.
6. Continue in .25 inch increments for the 22 folds.
7. When you have completed the 22 folds of the first row, start the second row… then the third, and then the last row.
8. If you want more rows than 4, then you either need a book with more pages or…
you could make fewer than 22 folds per row.
9. If your book is less than 9 inches high, you can either make fewer folds per row or…
you could make make each fold less than .25 inches from the previous fold.
Easy Peasy, right!
Do you know where ‘Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy’ comes from? In a 1970’s British TV commercial for Lemon Squeezy detergent, a little girl and an adult use Lemon Squeezy detergent to clean a stack of dishes quickly. At the end of the commercial the girl says “Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy”.
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