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Free Zine Pattern & Tutorial

This is a basic eight page zine that is made from one sheet of paper. Print the template below for a practice copy. The orientation of the page numbers shows which way is up for each page. Accordion fold the zine to get your eight pages. Right click and open in a new tab in your browser if you are having trouble downloading the full size image. This is sized to 8.5″ x 11″ paper.


Here is a quarter fold zine pattern for 8 pages from one page. The differences are: you need to cut across the whole center dashed line, you need something to bind the pages together (like a needle and heavy thread or staples), and you need to print two-sided on one piece of paper. I marked how to flip the paper around in your printer or copier if the system you use is not automatic. I like using 110# cardstock paper for this pattern so inks do not bleed through the pages. Open and download this PDF for the pattern.  I placed the .jpg versions below.

Free Quarter Fold Zine Pattern



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  1. A. Catherine Noon
    October 11, 2013 at 5:46 pm

    Thanks, Shellie!

    • October 11, 2013 at 5:55 pm

      It’s for the CAM event this Tuesday, please come out if you can!! ☺ ♥ ☺

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