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Make a great four-leaf clover book from one sheet of paper. We love it for garden notes, for good wishes & for March 17th! The clover leaf is similar to a heart shape, but you must cut away more of the diagonals and make a gentler dip in the top of the leaf. Add a stem too! Be patient on steps 3 & 4. By your second book, it will be easier to divide the paper into three parts. Try more books!
1. Hold 8 1/2 x 11" paper vertically.
2. Fold paper in half (top to bottom).
|3. Begin to fold paper in even thirds, creating diagonal edges.|
|4. Complete folding paper in 3 equal parts. You have two diagonal edges to form the bottom of the leaf.||5. Sketch lines to make the largest leaf possible. Trim away upper right and upper left corners.||6. Unfold so you can see six leaves . . .|
|7. Carefully cut away 2 leaf shapes so you have a four leaf clover (not 6)! Add a stem (you can bend it behind the closed book).|
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