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Byopia Press 2018 Advent Calendar: Day Ten and Two Square Tatos

What is a tato? In his book Complete Origami, Eric Kenneway says A tato is a traditional kind of folded paper purse in which a Japanese housewife keeps small items such as needles, ends of thread, buttons and so on. … Continue reading

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Byopia Press 2018 Advent Calendar: Day Seven and A Simple Envelope

Some of you may be making your own Christmas cards. You can also make your own matching envelopes. Today’s envelope is simple, but it does use glue or tape. (I know some of you dislike using adhesives!) It is also … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: The Popuplady

Tonight’s flick takes us back to things bookish, and introduces us to Ellen G. K. Rubin, AKA The Popuplady. We get a quick look at a few of the 9,000 plus books and other items from her collection of movable … Continue reading

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Happy Origami Day

Although Moody Blues is not made using traditional origami techniques, the modular construction was inspired by the origami of Tomoko Fuse. The piece has been coming together well, though it is taking a while. That might be because there are … Continue reading

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A Paper Toy for Hallowe’en

The Paper Toy exhibition has opened in Montréal (you can see some images taken during the set-up here) and Hallowe’en is coming so, in celebration of both things, I have designed a paper toy for you to make.

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Sunday Mini Book Four

This week’s mini book —another one-page book— requires a little bit of preamble. I first met Dennis Anderson at a Tai Chi class in 1990: I had taken up Tai Chi after being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and Dennis joined … Continue reading

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Sunday Mini Book Three

It’s time for another mini DIY artist’s book. Today’s comes from Ginger Burrell.

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Sunday Mini Book Two

This week’s DIY artist’s book is Dreaming made Easy by Judith Hoffman. It’s one of those one-page books: I posted one called IF in June of 2015.

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Sunday Mini Book One

As I mentioned last week, I am on holiday in England. I have prepared a post on making your own miniature book for each Sunday that I am away. I will post about other things if and when I can. … Continue reading

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Book Dynamics!

I mentioned last Sunday that I had received the copy of Book Dynamics! I had ordered. It is a delight, featuring three dozen artist’s books made by Ed Hutchins between 1989 and 2007.

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