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Beginner Basics Series End – How to do matting and inside covers!

This is the final video in this series.
Front inside cover element:
6 1/4 by 6 1/4 – score both sides and bottom @ 1/2 inch
Top flap – cut 5 1/4 wide 2 1/4 high – score at 1/2 inch on the width
Back inside cover element:
Fold or score @ 3 1/2 – trim excess off
Trim width to 8 1/4 score 1/4 on each side
Outer wallet – Trim width to 7 3/4 x 4 1/4 – score 1/2 at the bottom


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