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Teabag Folding
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For ease of navigation, and because there's sinply so much in this section, we've split the content down over several pages. You'll also find that this makes the pages quicker to load.

In this tutorial video you will be given a brief history of the art of teabag folding. You will also be introduced to the basic crafting equipment and shown the technique for cutting out your teabag squares. Candice then demonstrates how to achieve the three basic folds of teabag folding. Basic triangle – Basic square and the pinwheel. We hope this teaching aid is helpful. 

Click on any of the images on this page to see an enlarged view.

finished card example
Once you've mastered the technique, try making smaller shapes (using smaller squares) and paint them with PVA glue or varnish to harden - they would make great brooches, hair slides and even earrings!
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60mm squares
45mm squares
30mm squares
20mm squares
45mm squares
45mm squares
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instruction sheet
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Backgrounds & Inserts

Background designs to match many of the folding papers are available in sets of 12 - each of the 12 sheets carring two alternative versions of the same design as shown by the example here. Backgrounds are approximately A5 in size.
Sets are £1 each.

Inserts are available in sets of 12 - designed to complement the background designs above - an example inner is shown here. Inserts are to fit A5 cards.
Sets are £1 each.

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Some people can't get see the attraction of Teabag Folding as a technique, but be warned, once you start it's very addictive.
Well, at least it won't cost you an arm and a leg to try it!

Instruction sheets

These are available individually and each sheet carries enough squares to complete the shape as illustrated. 40p per sheet.

A couple of example sheets are shown here

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Folding papers - 45mm sets

Sets are available in sets of 5 - each sheet carrying 24 squares at 45mm.
Sets are £1 each.

A couple of example sheets are shown here

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Folding Papers in 4 sizes

Folding papers are also available in sets of 4 sheets - the same design in 4 different sizes.
Sets are 75p each.

60mm - 12 squares per sheet
45mm - 24 squares per sheet
30mm - 54 squares per sheet
20mm - 117 squares per sheet

An example set is shown here

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Folding Papers - Rectangles

Some teabag folds call for a rectangular paper. You could simply cut any of the squares in half but you often get waste which you can't use. We've designed some papers specifically for use with these folds.

Rectangles measure 45mm x 22.5mm and there are 48 per sheet. 40p per sheet.

An example sheet is shown here

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Some example finished cards can be seen below which have utilised these matching backgrounds.

Positioning Grids

This set of grids will prove invaluable when using odd or large numbers of pieces (more than 8). They will help you to get a more accurate result when assembling your pieces into the finished shape.
Set of 8 grids - 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14 & 16 pieces.
20p for the set.
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