"Iris Folding is a paper craft technique that involves folding strips of colored paper in such a way to form a design. The center of the design forms... -- a shape reminiscent of the iris of an eye of of a camera lens". Wikipedia
Making a card with the Iris Folding Technique can give you a spectacular result. If you have never made a card using this paper folding technique, it looks a lot more complicated than it actually is. It's pretty easy to learn how to do this. See below for step-by-step instructions.
In this example, I have used a square shaped aperture, but there are many other patterns. I will provide a link to some for you at the bottom of the page.
You will need:
What to do:
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If you have tried this technique and have a project to share, please do. I would love to see your projects.
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LARGE WALL HANGING IRIS FOLDING PATTERN
Hello, I am looking for a large (to be framed in a 12 x 12 shadow box frame) Iris Folding Pattern. I am not a quilter, so I don't know where to look …
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Hi Susan Here is a card I made for a 'young friend'. I decided on using the iris-folding technique (once again) seeing that there are not many 'options' …
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Hi Susan Decided to use your lovely template for this card - a quick 'fix'. Ronell **** Hi Ronell Thank you for sending me a picture …
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Pink and purple card with theme - "Forever Young/Masks". I decided to have the girl's face in Iris folding circle with mask 'on' Ronell **** …
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I used Iris Folding on an album page layout and think it added a lot to the page. I was pleased with the result! Vanessa ***** I think …
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