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Mini book exchange

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Mini book exchange
Swap Coordinator:trollop (contact)
Swap categories: Books 
Number of people in swap:5
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Rating requirement:4.90
Last day to signup/drop:August 13, 2011
Date items must be sent by:August 31, 2011
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

This is a swap for a mini book that you make yourself for 1 partner.

The book should measure less than 3 inches high and 3 inches wide, and 3 inches thick. You can use any material to make it, paper, fabric, metal, polymer clay. It can have words, a story, a poem, or just images inside.

Some examples of books you could make. Single sheet book: http://www.bookmakingwithkids.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/single-sheet-instructions.pdf

Japanese stab binding: http://www.bookbindingteam.com/2009/01/japanese-stab-binding-tutorials.html

accordion fold book: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJLvVh2BkCM (this has a good technique for ensuring your folds are even) The example image above for the swap is an accordion fold book that is shaped like hands.

Above all please make something nice for your partner, refrain from making it with old candy wrappers or trash, or anything smelly. Hopefully that goes without saying though!

To qualify for this swap you must have a rating ot 4.9 or above and have no unexplained 1s. I'd like for you to have at least 5 level 3 swaps, but message me if you think you deserve an exception and I'll see what I can do. Must have a filled out profile and I might accept newer swappers if you have a 5.0 rating and send me a messaage.

Discussion

ShadowAkiyah 07/30/2011 #

I'm definitely joining this (it's a type 3 swap though isn't it? not a type 1) :o)

trollop 08/ 3/2011 #

Weird I was sure I marked it type 3! fixed! thanks for pointing it out.

justined0414 08/ 4/2011 #

This is senders choice right? I want to start working on it ASAP. Thanks! :)

trollop 08/13/2011 #

Yes sender's choice!

trollop 08/22/2011 #

If you are still looking for inspiration I put up a mini book gallery of my personal collection: http://trollop.com/manymini/

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