Category Archives: bookbinding

Déja vu all over again

By early afternoon yesterday, my work bench was looking hauntingly familiar. I have started folding the backing panels for a second wall piece using the same Shrigley binding variant as I used for G is for Geography. G for Geography … Continue reading

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The Frank Fold: a reduced version of Hedi Kyle’s Franklin Fold, with an optional cover

As promised last week, here is a slightly simplified version of Hedi Kyle’s Franklin Fold from The Art of the Fold by Hedi Kyle and Ulla Warchol. I call it the Frank Fold, since Frank is a slightly reduced version … Continue reading

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A Test Model from The Art of the Fold by Hedi Kyle and Ulla Warchol

Well, two test models in fact. I received a copy of The Art of the Fold from David for Christmas and thought I should try something from it before I am once again buried in preparations for my solo exhibition, … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar: Day Fourteen and a Modular Book Cover

This is a re-post of something fairly recent (December 2018), but it fits this year’s theme. Besides, you may have missed it, or forgotten about it, and I am still recovering from the marathon of creating the post for Day … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2019: Day Seven and a Little Star Book

Today’s post re-visits a post from May of last year. It seemed fitting to include it in this year’s Advent calendar since it starts with squares, is square when closed, and can be used as a Christmas ornament.

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Friday Night Flicks: 5 Simple Book Binding Methods | CREATIVE BASICS

Sometimes people are a bit too focused on advanced techniques and processes. Today’s video shows some quick and child-friendly ways to make small books.     If you are interested in more simple binding tutorials, you can find some by … Continue reading

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And On To The Next

The last (at least for the moment) of the bi-coloured menko works —Mademoiselle de Maupin— is complete. I have moved on to another paper quilt using a different structure, based on my re-invention of the ‘Shrigley’ binding.

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Keeping On Keeping On

I am making progress, though slowly. The Girl in the Golden Atom is now in its final stage, but a number of processes were required to get this far. I finished folding the spacer menko, and inserted them in the … Continue reading

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The Conundrum Completed

This past week I finished the layout of The Conundrum of the Workshops, and then strung it all together. Here’s a slightly distorted aerial view of it on my worktable.

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March Fourteenth, Twenty Fifteen

I think that’s the title of the menko piece I have been working on. (I am sure some of you will guess why. If you do, please don’t go blurting it out until after the show opens in September 2020.) … Continue reading

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