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Byopia Press 2018 Advent Calendar: Day Sixteen and Another Six-Pocket Insert

Today’s insert has the same number of pockets as the one I showed you yesterday, but they are arranged differently. Since some of the pockets are on the outside, it may not be suitable as an outside cover, but it … Continue reading

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Byopia Press 2018 Advent Calendar: Day Fifteen and A Six-Pocket Insert

Today’s simple series of folds will produce an insert that adds six pockets to a book. Start with a sheet of paper twice as wide as a single page in your book and more than four times as long. Fold … Continue reading

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Byopia Press 2018 Advent Calendar: Day Fourteen and a Simple Way To Make Two Pockets

If you make your own notebooks or sketchbooks, or want to add some removable items to an artist’s book, today’s fold is the simplest way I know of to make a pair of pockets. Assuming your book to be a … Continue reading

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Byopia Press 2018 Advent Calendar: Day Thirteen and some Accordion Books With Pockets

I am pretty sure that everyone has seen this kind of pocket accordion book before. It’s simple enough for children to make: take a strip of paper and fold one long edge up to make the pockets, then fold the … Continue reading

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Byopia Press 2018 Advent Calendar: Day One and a Regency Letter Fold

The theme for this year’s Advent Calendar is Enclosures. Since many people still send letters by real mail at this time of year, I will begin with letter folds. First up, the Regency letter fold, or who knew that I … Continue reading

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Moody Blues Mounted

Last week I promised to show you the mounting system I created for my wall piece Moody Blues. First I cut four pieces of 100# acid free card stock to fit inside the base units. I marked the card stock … Continue reading

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Happy Leopard Book Launch

It has been a busy week. I submitted an application for an exhibition at the Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery in Saskatoon. (This took several days, and the hardest part was cutting my C.V. to two pages. Most places let you … 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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Lots and Lots of Little Squares

Work continued all week on the wall piece. For those who missed the earlier description, the work commemorates my second decade and some of my most formative years. I am tentatively calling it Moody Blues. I began the week doing … 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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