Beginner | 45 min
Taught by Jody Alexander
The Star Book is a fun and whimsical book structure with four open spans that act as three-dimensional stages. Tell a story, commemorate a trip or simply make a beautiful object using photographs, found items, drawings and collage. This project makes a great gift, keepsake or artist's book.
Learn how to:
  • Fold accordion layers
  • Cut windows in each layer
  • Create circle cut outs
  • Add and composing photos
  • Secure panels and finishing book

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on how to create a star shaped book
  • 11 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert crafter Jody Alexander
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students


Chapters
Introduction
00:54
Paper Sizes
02:28
01:27
03:47
Folding and Cutting Window Shapes
07:51
04:43
06:17
Decorating the Book
03:54
04:58
03:19
02:36
Conclusion
03:25
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
Tools:
  • bone folder
  • straight edge ruler
  • cutting tool
  • awl
  • needle
  • triangle
Materials:
  • photographs
  • magazine pictures
  • drawings
  • collage materials
  • four pieces of art paper measuring 5 x 19
  • 5 x 20
  • 5 x 22
  • 5 x 24
  • thread
  • ribbon or thread to tie
Optional:
  • colored pencils
  • pens
  • paints for embellishment
Discussion
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