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The Frank Fold: a reduced version of Hedi Kyle’s Franklin Fold, with an optional cover

As promised last week, here is a slightly simplified version of Hedi Kyle’s Franklin Fold from The Art of the Fold by Hedi Kyle and Ulla Warchol. I call it the Frank Fold, since Frank is a slightly reduced version … Continue reading

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A Test Model from The Art of the Fold by Hedi Kyle and Ulla Warchol

Well, two test models in fact. I received a copy of The Art of the Fold from David for Christmas and thought I should try something from it before I am once again buried in preparations for my solo exhibition, … Continue reading

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Party Hats for New Year’s Eve

I promise to return to more bookish posts in the New Year, but I couldn’t resist one last paper folding project for 2019. This fold is made from a rectangle so it didn’t fit the theme of the Advent Calendar, … Continue reading

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Boxing Day and an Index for the Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2019

Day One and How to Make a Square Piece of Paper Day Two and an Origami Bookmark Day Three and a Menko CD Case Day Four and Jam Tarts Day Five and a Modular Star/Wreath Day Six and a Modular … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2019: Day Twenty-four and Paper Crowns

If you have the kind of festive gathering at which people like to wear paper crowns, you might consider making your own.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2019: Day Twenty-three and Some Modular Stars

If you have both the time and the ambition, you might want to tackle today’s star. It is a cut-and-fold design inspired by the modular origami of Tomoko Fuse. The completed star measures about 23 cm/9 in high by 24 … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2019: Day Twenty-two and Some Napkin Folds

Your life has become too busy for fussing with paper napkin rings, but you would still like your holiday table to look decorative. There are simple napkin folds that can dress up your place settings —all based on square napkins, … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2019: Day Twenty-one and a Simple Modular Ornament

Today’s offering is extremely simple to fold and, because it is made from two squares of paper, offers the opportunity for bi-coloured ornaments.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2019: Day Twenty and a Tiny Paper Dreydl

  Chanukah (Hanukkah) begins soon —sunset on December 22— so I thought it might be nice to make a paper dreydl. Here’s the first model I made. It was an inch across, and I decided that it was a bit … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2019: Day Nineteen and More Edible Squares

It seemed like a good idea at the time: I thought it would be nice to post a recipe that I remembered from my childhood. Dream Cake –a recipe for what my mother and grandmother called ‘squares’– has strong associations … Continue reading

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