Friday, 18 August 2017

A quick tutorial

If you are a regular visitor to my blog you might remember a series of Z-fold cards that I created for Simply Cards & Papercraft magazine.

As part of the commission I created two step by step tutorials and as the magazine is no longer available I thought I would share one of them on my blog.

This is the finished card, it is a beginner design.


Score a 30 x 20 cm piece of card stock at 7.5 cm and 15 cm.


Trim 5 cm from the card stock to create two separate panels.


Valley fold both pieces of card stock along the 15 cm score line and mountain fold along the 7.5 cm score line.


Rotate the smaller panel and cover the front panels with pattered paper, I always leave a narrow border around the outside.


Adhere the narrower strip to the card front to form the 'Z' shape.


Decorate as desired.


I hope this step by step is helpful to those of you that haven't created a Z-fold card yet.

Thank you for visiting my blog today.

Pauline
x

32 comments:

Cobnut Crafter said...

Brilliant clear instructions - I haven't created one before so as soon as I'm out of these PJs I'm off to my crafty corner to make one. Thanks Pauline, so very helpful. x Anne

Lynne said...

A great easy to follow tutorial. I've never made one either so you may be seeing one soon! Thanks Pauline x

Janice said...

Thanks for a great tutorial Pauline, I really am going to give this a try.
Such a pretty card.
Janice x

scrAPpamondo said...

Lovely Birthday card! Thanks so much for the clear tutorial on Z-fold, it seems very simple!

meg said...

Fantastic birthday card Pauline, great instructions too.

KandA said...

Wonderful tutorial and really clear instructions. Must try it out xx

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

sorry I've not visited in a while Pauline , I keep losing my internet connection , very annoying .
Love the colour combo of your card , the tutorial is great , I'll give this one a go .
jane x

aussie aNNie said...

The best tutorial, great result.xx
[aNNie]

Viv said...

Another super card Pauline and great tutorial too ;) Viv xx

Dr Sonia S V said...

Such a clear Tutorial Pauline! Thank you for sharing!!
Cheers
Dr Sonia

ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful shape card.

Daffodil Cards said...

Simple tutorial and Wonderful card, thank you Pauline.
Faith
x

cuilliesocks said...

Very clear instructions Pauline and a lovely card, thank you, Kate x

Margarets designer cards said...

Very clear instructions, thank you for sharing how they are made

Silvis Kreativstube said...

Hi Pauline,
vielen Dank für das Tutorial. Du hast es super erklärt und durch die Bilder kann ich es sehr gut nachvollziehen. Mein Englisch ist nämlich nicht gut und die Übersetzung manchmal etwas unverständlich. Diese Art der Karte gefällt mir sehr gut. Das werde ich auch einmal ausprobieren. Hugs Silvi

Ans Gilbert said...

Thank you for your tutorial Pauline, Looks simple now.. Love this shape..
hugs
Ans x

Jennifer Bradley said...

A super tutorial with easy to follow steps. Hugs Jennifer xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

fab and beautiful Pauline
Gr Karin

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I tried my first one a little while ago, such a simple idea but very effective. Fab card

Lorraine said...

A fabulous card and tutorial Pauline
Lorraine x

Beebeebabs said...

Beautiful card as always - thanks for sharing the tutorial - have a great weekend!!!

Sarah said...

Such a great step by step, pretty colours too xx

Jules said...

Great step by step tutorial Pauline .. .. I bet we will be seeing lots in blogland now!

Hope all is well with you.

Have a lovely weekend.

Love Jules xx

Brawny said...

Great design. Fabulous card x

Berina RGA said...

Thank you so much for sharing the tutorial. I've been wanting to make one. Your tutorial makes it so easy to remember. Beautiful card.

Melodie said...

Wonderful card, dear Pauline.
And thank you so much for this tutorial.
Hugs
Melodie

Kuni said...

very beautiful card Pauline.
Hugs
Kuni

Linda said...

Hi Pauline,
Nice card and thanks for the tutorial!
Xx Linda

Karen Knott said...

Thank you so much for sharing your tutorial Pauline, I keep telling myself I need to try different shapes and folds and this looks like a great one to start with :)
Hugs Kaz xx

roth phallyka said...

have a great weekend!!!


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Fiki said...

great tutorial and wonderful card!

Barb said...

A great tutorial Pauline and a very pretty card. Barbxx