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Create various shapes or letters using old books.

Step 1: Get a Book

Any book will work, but a hardcover will stand up better.

Step 2: Pages

Bend the pages so it doubles in size

Step 3: Drawing

While the pages are bent over, draw your design (Solid shapes work best, or a "bubbled" letter).

Step 4: Is This Right?

When the book is laying flat the design will seem warped, but don't worry, it'll look right when finished

Step 5: Folding

Starting from the back of the book, begin folding pages at the mark.

Step 6: Consistency

Make sure to keep the folds consistent so when it is done, it will be a smooth transition

Step 7: Keep Folding

Until done... enjoy

Step 8: TIP: Multiple Marks

If you have a design where there are multiple marks on one edge, you fold on alternating pages and repeat the pattern. (see picture)

<p>If you cut off the folded parts, will it look the same? </p><p>OR: What happens if you close the book totally?</p><p>Anyway: great idea.</p>
<p>Won't download. I have click it a couple times and nothing happens.</p>
Debbie moore designs sells a computer disc with 10 different patterns on its that simple I done the word love in 2 days honestly it'sworth Iinvesting in
<p>This is awesome! Thanks for sharing the instructions! :-)</p>
<p>Great tutorial! Thanks for sharing this!</p>

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