Progressive Book and Potluck Dinner

A potluck dinner and evening of drawing fun at Alice’s house
May 1, 2009
5:30 – 8:30
RSVP! (click here and we will send you Alice’s address)

Bring something to eat, something to drink and a book to draw in. Your accordion will need at least eight pages. Below you will find instructions for an easy accordion which is put together with a glue stick. This is just a suggestion. Make what you like. The book you bring will be passed around and each person will make a drawing in it.
Hope to see you there!

Accordion with Glue Stick
Paper is 5 1/2” high x 25” wide – 2 pieces
Fold tab of 3/8” at one end.
Fold paper in half, keep folding. (Each section is 3 1/16” wide)
Cut tab off one accordion
Open out accordion with tab, glue tab (with glue stick), fold up accordion with tab under.
Line up the two accordions, one on top of other, press down hard. Open and use bone folder to press tab again.
Covers
Cover is a 2-ply board 3 1/4” x 5 5/8”
Decorated paper is one inch larger.
Lay board on back of paper – centered. Glue corners and fold over.
Glue edges of paper, fold over and rub down with bone folder.
Attach Cover to Accordion
Interleave last page of accordion with waste paper. Glue four edges of accordion. (Throw out waste paper)
Pick up accordion and center over inside of cover. Press down. Flip over.
Glue other side. Open and using bone folder press paper firmly
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