Accordion Fold

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Accordion Fold

A way to fold paper in which one makes at least two parallel creases such that there are at least three equally sized folds. This is used in marketing literature, especially in direct mail, to compact as much information as possible into a small, easily deliverable space.
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In the center of one of the forward accordion folds is a permanent magnet that responds to changing magnetic fields outside the body, which control the robot's motion.
Several paper artists lead the viewer through numerous paper forming processes from simple to complex, including quilling techniques, accordion folds, and scoring methods.
The first section describes the basic tools and materials that may be needed for different forms of book construction, and introduces a variety of basic techniques ranging from accordion folds to complex stitching methods.