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!

What you will learn:
— Iris fold
— How to configure iris opening
— Cutting frame opening
— Adding sewn embellishments to paper


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
Notes
Your timecode tags and notes for this section
Transcript
Class Discussion
Questions or comments about this class? Join the conversation here.
9 Comments
View More Comments