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This Could Be The Start Of Something Small

The Saskatchewan Craft Council has put out a Call for Entry and I am thinking about making something. This members show is open to Saskatchewan Craft Council members in good standing (excluding Patrons and Organizational memberships). The Saskatchewan Craft Council … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021: The Index

To make it a little easier to find that post you vaguely remember seeing earlier in December, here’s the index for the 2021 Advent Calendar. Posts with an asterisk at the end contain instructions for DIY artist’s books. (Clicking on … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021: Day Twenty-five and Seven Stars

A post from Byopia Press featuring seven stars couldn’t begin with anything but the Chinese Lucky Star. It is part of the reason that my website/blog exists. If you would like to fold a few (they look best in groups), … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021: Day Sixteen and a Jacob’s Ladder

Back to accordions today, and another accordion with cuts. This time the cuts are longer and permit the creation of a Jacob’s Ladder. Here’s a picture of a decorated Chinese cardboard and ribbon version intended as a toy.

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Some Degree of Success

I accomplished a few things this week. I re-strung the prototype wind spinner, back on cotton cord. It was more complicated than the previous time since the three parts of each unit were now glued together, and therefore I had … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Origami Lucky Hearts

Friday Night Flicks are not usually instruction videos, but Valentine’s Day is coming, and this is a little paper folding project that is easy enough for beginners and can be made out of almost nothing.     If you would … Continue reading

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Square Dance is now open

My solo exhibition Square Dance has been installed at the Saskatchewan Craft Council Gallery and is now open to the public under current Covid-19 rules.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2020: Day Nineteen and Masu Box Variations

Although I did not know then that they were called Masu Boxes, I learned to fold these when I was nine. Not liking the creases across the lid left by the traditional folding method, or the uneven thickness in the … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2020: Day Eighteen and Lucky Stars

Chinese Lucky Stars were the reason I started this blog. It was one of the ways I collected wishes for my installation piece The Persistence of Hope. Every Lucky Star I folded for the labyrinth had a hand-written wish on … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2020: Day Four and my Favourite Origami Star

This one is a straight re-post of my favourite folded star. These make lovely solo decorations, or they can be strung together into garlands. Warning: I found folding these to be a bit addictive. The final tuck, when everything snaps … Continue reading

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