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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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Home Again

We returned from England on Wednesday evening at 10 p.m. —about 5 a.m. Thursday in England— and I have been busy ever since. The laundry has all been done, and I have had an emergency dental appointment to fix the … Continue reading

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Lots of Folding

I spent a lot of this week folding paper. I folded squares for the piece I am working on for the decade-themed exhibition.

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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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Friday Night Flicks: The Diary of The Travelling Bookbinder

A hat trick of bookbinding videos: this week’s binder travelled the world six years ago teaching workshops. The video gives a glimpse of what the year holds for Rachell Hazel and her students.     If you click the link … Continue reading

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He was always very kind to me.

My joint book project with Kate Hodgson (Happy Leopard Chapbooks) is now complete. Kate made a handsome clamshell box to hold both our books. Some of the extra space in the box is filled with lucky stars that I folded … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Bookbinder Klara K

Tonight’s flick is another video about a bookbinder, this time Klara K from Copenhagen. A combination interview/portrait of a binder at work, the film was made by Advance.     Perhaps you will meet a local bookbinder this weekend. They … Continue reading

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Planning A New Piece

I backed some more paper this week. Here’s a shot of some self-backed Thai mulberry paper drying. (I’m showing off: I rarely get the edges to match quite this well!) I’m in the design stage for a wall piece, a … Continue reading

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