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Accordion Pocket with Tags — one sheet of 12 x 12 paper. — extremely easy!
Folding Book and an Accordion Album — again, the Origami flower fold used in the star book is here only you lay the book out flat.
Accordion Fold Mini-Album — pdf file, instructions by Donna Bobbie. The instructions show the five page overlays of the origami flower fold in color, which helps with construction.
Altered Board Book
Altered Board Book –great for a beginner with only a few simple tools to get started. (Video and text tutorial)
Bookmarklets — tall skinny book mark notebooks for jotting down the important details. Fast and easy.
Chap Book (aka Pamphlet Book)
Chap Books Tutorial — Easy, fast and quick.
Circle Squash Book
Circle Squash Book — with video tutorial
Coffee Filter Books
Coffee Filter Book — a book with pockets for goodies! Tutorial by Chia.
Envelope Book 1 — fast and simple — recycle a cereal box and envelopes.
Envelope Book 2 — Make a quick pocket envelope book with 2 junk mail envelopes.
Envelope Book 3 — Six pockets, accordion fold.
Flag Book — super easy one.
Flag Book — downloadable instructions.
Japanese Stab Binding
Book Binding Tutorial by Laurel — very easy.
Junk Journal, Junque Journal,
(aka Smash Book, Smash Journal)
Junk Journal — go green — use recyclable materials, super easy.
Library Pocket Books
AnimaDesigns – very easy – picture tutorial.
A Cherry On Top – library pockets in a matchbook type album — easy.
Kerri’s Library Pocket Mini Album — huge scans, may take a while to download if you are on dialup.
Scrapbook Crazy — many other tutorials here also.
One Sheet of Paper
One Piece of Paper Book — create a 16 page maze/meander book by clever cutting one sheet of paper.
One Piece of Paper Book — Cut and fold to make a 6 page book out of any sized paper. Pictures and diagrams, other ideas of use. Great insert for a lapbook.
One Piece of Paper Book — sometimes called an origami fold book or a zine.
One Piece of Paper Book — One piece of paper Minibook with 8 pages
One sheet book — at SpeechTX, nice easy diagram.
Folding photo Album — or a squash book — nice photo layout and great instructions. PDF file
Liz Plummer’s Concentina Book but really a squash book made with the origami flower fold.
Diamond Fold Book — great picture tutorial
Paper Bag Album at Pages of the Heart. More instructions for minibooks. Nice site to checkout also.
Paper Bag Scrapbooks — Unique MiniScrapbooks You Can Make Yourself — Article by Darcy Baldwin. Excellent photo tutorial.
Valentine Paperbag Book!! — Check it out! Luscious!
Pop Up Books
Toy and Movable Books — Basically for teachers but if you scroll down the page, they share a variety of types of books you can create easily.
Post It Notebook
Ribbon Binding — a pictorial tutorial and text, written with beginners in mind.
Star Book Tutorial by Chia — a bit different, more like a squash book.
Patriotic Triple Star Book by Arlene Stump
Accordion Tag Album Create an accordion pocket and put tags inside.
Tunnel Book — create a 3D scene, nice diagrams. pdf file
Video Tutorials — new page — Great for those who have the need for visual cues.
Books on Bookmaking — my Amazon booklist
Dog Eared Magazine – do not know what happened to them!
Here is a list (click on above title) and chart I created of shows Carol had guests on creating a variety of mini-books of some shape or form. The list is done in numerical order of the shows over the years. Some book instructions you will find are accordion, coin books, books in containers, tag books, altered books, and more.
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