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Paper crafts were just as popular in Victorian times as they are today! It's amazing what a clever girl with time on her hands could create out of paper...
Envelope Albums (GOP 1896)
How to make small picture albums out of discarded envelopes.
, by Gleeson White A Gossip on Portfolios: How to Make and Adorn Them (GOP 1889)
, by Somerville Gibney How to Make a Writing-Board; Another Knee Writing-Board and How to Make it (GOP 1892)
How to Make a Pair of Paper Bellows (GOP 1887)
, by Eliza Brightwen How to Make Paper Baskets for Carrying Flowers (GOP 1900)
, by Linda Orman Cooper Paper Folding (GOP 1900)
Ways to fold notes and cards.
, by Barrington MacGregor Rice-Paper Flower-Work: An Old Art Revived (GOP 1901)
A Simple Way to Bind a Book (GOP 1882)
, by Mary Pocock A Simple Way to Make a Deep-Lidded Box; Fancy Box-Making (GOP 1896)
, by "Cousin Lil" A Useful Pig [Match-holder] (GOP 1895)
, by Barrington MacGregor What Can Be Done with an Agate (GOP 1897)
Using an agate burnisher to emboss and engrave various paper crafts.
, by Barrington MacGregor What to Do With Old Magazines (GOP 1900)
I'm amused by this article on how to make your own portfolio of favorite magazine articles, given that this is just what this website is doing...
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