Fabulous Origami Boxes by Fuse Tomoko

By Fuse Tomoko

Think a field made up of paper! bins are essentially the most renowned codecs of the age-old papercraft of origami. This pleasant e-book is totally dedicated to the construction of origami boxes-plain or fancy, playful or useful, and problematic bins crowned with cranes, butterflies, lilies, stars, and more.

FABULOUS ORIGAMI bins contains designs for nesting bins, uncomplicated triangle and sq. packing containers and extra complicated hexagonal and octagonal containers. distinctive illustrations offer step by step directions at the right technique to crease and fold origami paper. a number of the designs are made up of one sheet of paper, yet a few mix person devices with fascinating results.

Both sensible and beautiful, those containers can be utilized for gift-giving, storing trinkets, or just for display.
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Apply glue or double-sided tape to the back of the card stock; center the card stock on the front of your blank card, carefully applying pressure to adhere (Figure 8). variations: Tapered Bouquet (Stencil 2). Make a bouquet with pretty tapered flower petals. Follow the original instructions with the following variations: Before Step 4. Add the tapered petals. On the stencil, tapers are indicated with a small circle. Squeeze out a dot of craft glue, and pull it into a taper by placing the tip of a toothpick in the center of the dot and dragging it in the direction you’d like your taper to go (Figure 1).

Holding the frame firmly in place, take your credit card and drag the ink from the left edge all the way across the design area (Figure 9). Don’t push too hard; the holes in the fabric are probably pretty large, so it will not take much to get the ink to pass through. Carefully raise the frame to the “up” position and view the print. Make a few test prints on scrap paper to get a feel for how much ink you’ll need; you may need to make more than one pass over the ink with your credit card. Once you are happy with the quality of the print, position your balsa-wood card in the center of the Work Surface template and make a print on it (Figure 10).

Be sure to trace the rectangular dotted line, which indicates the edges of the card, as well as any artwork that extends beyond the dotted line (Figure 3) (the templates provided with this project “bleed” off the edge of the card, so the silk-screened area is larger than the card). Turn the frame over so the fabric side is facing up and you can see your pencil drawing through the fabric. With the frame fabric side up, use a paintbrush to apply a thin, even coat of Mod Podge to the areas outside of the design you have traced on your screen; apply until these areas are completely covered (Figure 4).

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