Intermediate | 33 min 13 sec
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:
What you’ll get:
Here’s what you’ll need:Tools:
- X-acto knife
- bone folder
- cutting mat to protect your surface
- 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
- glue stick or PVA
- carbon paper
- 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
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193 users recommended this class to a friend
If you like paper arts you're going to love this course! Jody does a wonderful job of taking you through the charm of creating the Iris Fold. You can use it in making cards, ornaments, or as an element in a journal page.
12 hours ago
I absolutely loved watching Jody work her magic. I have watched all her techniques here and am excited to try them.
December 14, 2022