Friday, February 26, 2010

origami crane bookmarks

 

This is something I’ve been thinking about doing for a while now. But there were always a few challenges behind the idea: how do you get the ribbon through the crane without damaging it and how do you keep the crane strong enough to survive the wear and tear?

 

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For my trial run I created a crane that was rather large, threaded the ribbon through the hole at the bottom with a needle and thread and then painted the crane with modge podge.

 

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I still like the idea, but the ribbon is too thin and the crane is too large (and I suspect still too flimsy). Another day, another trial to come…

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