Category Archives: free printable

A Model Reversible Box with Attached Accordion Book

Time for another paper project: this one falls in the field of book arts.

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A Card for Mother’s Day but Not Necessarily A Mother’s Day Card

Since Mother’s Day is coming for many readers, here’s a card project that might be suitable for the day, but could be used for any occasion.

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Making a Square Unit into a Round Object

I have been sidetracked once again. Rather than continuing with the piece I was working on last week —it will happen eventually— I started playing with a different sort of interlocking square. It can even be used to make an … Continue reading

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Not Really Very Much, But With A Cookie Recipe

It was one of those weeks where I didn’t seem to accomplish much. I did get a storage box made for the thirty-six ‘drawings’ that make up On A Clear Day. Here it is, front open, with all the drawings … Continue reading

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Euclid’s Dream: a DIY Pop-up Tunnel Book

If you love the tunnel book format but hate folding accordions, today’s model may be the structure you have been looking for. It’s a simple pop-up that eliminates the need for all but a few folds to create the book.

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How to make a Modular Tri-Hexaflexagon

As promised last week, this week’s post shows how to make a modular version of a tri-hexaflexagon like the one I made for #AreYouBookEnough_Folklorico.

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The Byopia Press Valentine for 2022

Although it is not yet February, I am posting this year’s valentine card early in case you wish to make it and mail it to someone in time. The structure is a hybrid flexagon.

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A Few Flexagons

It’s the time of year when some people make resolutions. Today’s first flexagon —in red below— could serve as a reminder to keep one in particular.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021: Day Twenty-three and Volvelles

Rotating structures return today with volvelles.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021: Day Twenty-one and a Flutter/Drum Leaf Binding

Today’s project can be either a flutter book —a traditional Japanese binding— or if you do more gluing, a drum leaf binding. (The latter was developed by Timothy Ely.) The model is a miniature facsimile of an early twentieth century … Continue reading

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