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Goodies in the Mail

The high point of this week was receiving a parcel from Ed Hutchins. Look what I got!

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A Pocket Placard

This week’s project is my contribution to the #AreYouBookEnough_Protest challenge.

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Well, that didn’t work …

The title is a bit misleading, as most of what I did this week worked just fine.

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And repeat …

I did get a little more work done on A Month of Sun Days this week, though not nearly as much as I had planned.

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Bad News and Good News

I did not start my new series A Month of Sundays this week as I had planned because I ended up dealing with other things, so I am starting this post with the same cheerful picture I used for my … 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 Twenty-four and Modular Accordions

Today’s instructions are for a modular accordion. This accordion is a logical simplification of a structure I have used before. It is based on multi-part accordion I made some time ago inspired by the modular paper works of origamist Tomoko … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021: Day Three and More Ways to Fold an Accordion

On Day One I showed you the Keith Smith instructions for an Oriental Fold Book. This is not, however, the method used by Japanese binders. I learned the Japanese method from this book:

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021: Day One and Three Ways to Fold an Accordion/Concertina/Leporello

Welcome to the first post in the Byopia Press Advent Calendar for 2021. This year the theme is “Simple, Occasionally Unusual, and Mostly Non-adhesive Structures for Artists’ Books”. (If you are looking for more ‘seasonal’ projects, check the links at … Continue reading

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