Intermediate | 33 min
Taught by Jody Alexander
This traditional paper crafting technique originated in Holland and makes a striking frame for any image or photograph. Strips of folded paper (traditionally the insides of security envelopes) create a spiral design that resembles the iris of an eye or camera. Learn to make an Iris Fold frame for a greeting card and then let your creativity take over with the possibilities!

 
Learn how to:
  • Iris fold
  • How to configure iris opening
  • Cutting frame opening
  • Adding sewn embellishments to paper

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on create this traditional folding technique
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Downloadable PDF pattern included
  • Step-by-step expert instruction by artist Courtney Cerruti
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students


Chapters
Introduction
00:35
Materials
04:45
Creating Folds
09:44
Create the Card
06:12
05:10
06:47
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
Tools:
  • X-acto knife
  • bone folder
  • cutting mat to protect your surface
Materials:
  • security envelopes or other similar weight paper
  • 6 x 10 card stock paper for card
  • 4 x 5 card stock paper for iris fold frame
  • tape
  • glue stick or PVA
  • thread
  • carbon paper
  • sandpaper
Discussion
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