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Category Archives: knitting
How To Run A Mexican Bicycle Race got a little closer to completion this week. David set up Ko-Ko (my stack cutter) and we did the trimming of the fore-edge.
When I began all this —the trip down an internet wormhole chasing a particular origami folding pattern— I had no idea where it would all lead. The hunt for that set of instructions led me to an enormous trove of … Continue reading
One of the things I did this week was to make a start at turning the Make Your Mark page from my recent exhibition into an artist’s book. The first step was turning this into this.
Today’s post includes a printable pdf and instructions for assembling a book structure I have named Orihime in honour of the heroine of the Tanabata legend. I mentioned on Friday that July 7th, 2017 was the official third anniversary of … Continue reading
Done! (Well, almost.) The exhibition was hung, displayed for a week, celebrated for an evening, and dismantled. The ‘almost’ is because I still have to finish all the little books to go with If I could save time in a bottle.
I have previously posted my recipe for cooked wheat starch paste in a post about making paste papers and in a post about different kinds of adhesives. Since I was actually making a batch this week I thought I would show … Continue reading
This week I finished the inner boxes for If I could save time in a bottle. Some of the dividers will need straightening when I finally get to the stage of inserting all the labelled bottles.
I’ve done quite a bit of production work this week, starting with 25 copies of the label for If I could save time in a bottle. Here’s the layout page in InDesign, and the stack of trimmed labels. Here’s a label glued to an unassembled box. … Continue reading
It took a few more practice models along the way but the box for the little bottles is now designed, printed, and one copy completed.