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All Together Now

I spent much of the week assembling the background of G is for Geography.

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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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Sometimes My Life is a Little Too Fluxus, Part Two

Last week I wrote about some of the works included in Sometimes My Life is a Little Too Fluxus, the Flux-kit conceived and assembled by Amy Spencer. This week I will show the rest of the works from the little … Continue reading

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The Girl in the Golden Atom

It has been another week of playing with menko. I completed The Girl in the Golden Atom.

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Moving Menko

It has been a fairly busy week. I finished sorting the two-inch menko, though they will likely be re-sorted in the future for a second piece. Some of the piles are single colour combinations.

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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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Even More Little Menko

The news for the week is not terrifically exciting: I have spent much of the time cutting strips of paper and folding even more little menko. Here are some from yesterday.

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Many Little Menko

My evening project for the past week (alternating with knitting to give my hands a change, if not a rest) has been folding more little menko.

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An Alternative Page Structure for a Japanese Stab Binding

This looks like a normal 4-hole Japanese Stab Binding, but it has a secret.

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Friday Night Flicks: Utamaro’s Studies From Nature

The Folio Society regularly produces special limited edition books. Tonight’s flick is about the production of something a bit out of their usual style: a five-volume facsimile edition of Kitagawa Utamaro’s Studies From Nature.     After watching the video, … Continue reading

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