Category Archives: paper folding

A Pocket Placard

This week’s project is my contribution to the #AreYouBookEnough_Protest challenge.

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Well, that didn’t work …

The title is a bit misleading, as most of what I did this week worked just fine.

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And repeat …

I did get a little more work done on A Month of Sun Days this week, though not nearly as much as I had planned.

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Bad News and Good News

I did not start my new series A Month of Sundays this week as I had planned because I ended up dealing with other things, so I am starting this post with the same cheerful picture I used for my … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021: The Index

To make it a little easier to find that post you vaguely remember seeing earlier in December, here’s the index for the 2021 Advent Calendar. Posts with an asterisk at the end contain instructions for DIY artist’s books. (Clicking on … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021: Day Twenty-four and Modular Accordions

Today’s instructions are for a modular accordion. This accordion is a logical simplification of a structure I have used before. It is based on multi-part accordion I made some time ago inspired by the modular paper works of origamist Tomoko … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021: Day Three and More Ways to Fold an Accordion

On Day One I showed you the Keith Smith instructions for an Oriental Fold Book. This is not, however, the method used by Japanese binders. I learned the Japanese method from this book:

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… and another new flexagon.

Last week I posted a new flexagon/fidget toy I invented after Paula Beardell Kreig inspired me to play with little squares of paper. I came up with a second design, which is the subject of this week’s post.

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Make Your Own Pocket/Hedi Kyle Panorama Book: Part Two

Last week I posted instructions for a model of a book structure that combines a pocket/modular accordion book with the panels from Hedi Kyle’s Panorama Book. This week’s post shows you how to make two projects based on that structure: … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Pocket/Hedi Kyle Panorama Book: Part One

I have been posting teasers about this project for a few weeks, and it’s finally here: the Pocket/Panorama Book. It is a combination of the pocket (modular accordion) book structure I played with at the start of this year and … Continue reading

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