Tired of your basic 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ single fold card? This eArticle explores: Tri-Fold Cards (including Slanted Panel, Stepped Panel and Angled Panel variations), Twisted Cards, Gate Fold Cards, Easel Cards, Twisted Easel Cards, Closed Gate Cards, Gate Fold Cards with a Flap, Triangle Tri-Fold Card, Double-Gate Card, Iron Cross Card, Accordion or Concertina Card, Double ZigZag Card.
Unlike many card construction tutorials you typically find online, these aren’t just “score here and fold there” directions. Instead, we explore how the different cards work so you really understand the card format. Charts with sample measurements follow most of the card types covered, so you can easily create specialty cards of various sizes.
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