Book Folding – the Letter ‘M’ and Fringe Flowers

The Marvelous letter ‘M’ at work:
My mother makes a mouthwatering mincemeat muffin.
Most monsters make messes.
Many merry maids milked many moody milk cows.

How many ‘M’s can you use in one sentence?

The Letter M – one row up, one row down, one row up, one row down!
The Letter M with curls and flowers

Directions:

Height of book: 9 inches
Number of pages used: 234 Pages (117 leaves)

First 12 folds:   1.5 inches from bottom
Row 1:   24 folds starting at bottom; first fold 1.5 inches from bottom; remaining folds .25 inches from each previous fold
Row 2:   23 folds starting at top; first fold .25 inches closer to bottom than last folds in Row 1; remaining folds .25 inches from previous fold
Row 3:   23 folds starting at bottom; first fold 1.5 inches from bottom; remaining folds .25 inches from previous fold
Row 4:   23 folds starting at top; first fold .25 inches closer to bottom than last fold in Row 1
Last 12 folds:   1.5 inches from bottom

Fringe Flowers:

There are quite a few web sites with instructions for fringe flowers. This is one of them: Exotic Fringed Flowers.

 

Author: Margy

My Newest blog is 'Amusives' at https://amusives.wordpress.com/. It contains Photos and Stories with a Canadian perspective, Amusing Quotations; Birds and Bugs; Plants in my Backyard; and Places I visit. My Older Blog is 'The Truth Fairy' at https://gogreygirl.wordpress.com/. It contains observations about Current Events.

3 thoughts

  1. That is painstakingly precise work and the end result is quite spectacular. I’m not sure which one I like better – the clean lines of the 1st one, or the elaborate frills of the 2nd.

    What do you do with them when they are finished?

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    1. I like them both too.
      I have asked myself the same question – what to do with them once done. At first I was tucking them into open spaces on book shelves. Then I found a suggestion that you can use plate hangers and put them on the wall. That is what I’m doing now!

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