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Byopia Press 2018 Advent Calendar: Day Eleven and More Tatos

A tato doesn’t have to be square. You can fold one out of almost any geometric shape. Taotos are also often more decorative than the ones I showed you yesterday.

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Byopia Press 2018 Advent Calendar: Day Nine and a Menko Card

I learned this fold a long time ago, then re-discovered it recently as a “Victorian puzzle purse”. The picture below shows three stages of folding.

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Byopia Press 2018 Advent Calendar: Day Eight and Another Simple Envelope

This envelope is a bit more complicated to fold than the one I posted yesterday, but it is self-locking and uses no adhesives. Start with a sheet of letter paper placed long way up. Fold in the sides. I began … Continue reading

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Byopia Press 2018 Advent Calendar: Day Seven and A Simple Envelope

Some of you may be making your own Christmas cards. You can also make your own matching envelopes. Today’s envelope is simple, but it does use glue or tape. (I know some of you dislike using adhesives!) It is also … Continue reading

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Byopia Press 2018 Advent Calendar: Day Six and An Hexagonal Letter Fold

Today’s letter fold turns a sheet of letter paper into a hexagon. I started with an 8.5 x 11″ 24# sheet. Fold the paper in half lengthwise, then open it out and turn it over so that the fold down … Continue reading

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Byopia Press 2018 Advent Calendar: Day Five and Two Triangular Letter Folds

If you have ever made something that looks like these, then you already know how to fold today’s first triangle. (The image comes from recipegirl.com. You can find her recipe for Spinach, Feta, and Sun-dried Tomato Phyllo Triangles here. I … Continue reading

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Byopia Press 2018 Advent Calendar: Day Four and a Japanese Letter Fold

I’m not sure when I first learned this fold. I didn’t know it in high school, so I must have come across it somewhere since then.

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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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Friday Night Flicks: Federico Galvani/Happycentro

Tonight’s little flick shows the production of an invitation to the opening of the Louis Vuitton store in Osaka. You will get a brief glimpse of each of the processes involved: offset printing. dry debossing, and silk screen printing. Each … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: To Fold Paper

Today’s flick is another look at origami, this time from the perspective of master folder Quentin Trollip. The works Trollip produces go beyond the average geometric abstractions of animal forms that occur in many origami folds, with the addition of … Continue reading

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