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An Origami Airplane and Some Other Things

One of the advantages of working on a 99 day project is that one can achieve a feeling of accomplishment early in the day, and still have plenty of time to work on other things. This week the “other things” … Continue reading

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And now for something completely different …

My fabric stash was recently increased by the purchase of a remnant from Blackbird Fabrics, a cream and black double weave with a bold pattern. It was the inspiration I needed to do some sewing for the first time in … Continue reading

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A Card for Mother’s Day but Not Necessarily A Mother’s Day Card

Since Mother’s Day is coming for many readers, here’s a card project that might be suitable for the day, but could be used for any occasion.

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How to make a Modular Tri-Hexaflexagon

As promised last week, this week’s post shows how to make a modular version of a tri-hexaflexagon like the one I made for #AreYouBookEnough_Folklorico.

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Friday Night Flicks: Anansi Company

Tonight’s flick features Anansi Company, a collaborative work by Ronald King (artist) and Roy Fisher (poet), published by Circle Press in 1992. The video shows Assistant Curator Catriona Gourlay at the National Art Library handling the work. The text is … Continue reading

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Parcels in the Mail

It has been a good couple of weeks for parcels in the mail. Both packages had been in transit for a considerable period but arrived intact. First I got my Kickstarter reward for supporting the production of Su Blackwell’s Into … Continue reading

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The Byopia Press Valentine for 2022

Although it is not yet February, I am posting this year’s valentine card early in case you wish to make it and mail it to someone in time. The structure is a hybrid flexagon.

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Mixed Messages for the New Year

I got some bad news this week: well, not really ‘bad’ – disappointing but not unexpected. My solo exhibition Forty Days has been postponed due to the rampant spread of the Omicron variant in the province. It will be a … Continue reading

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A Few Flexagons

It’s the time of year when some people make resolutions. Today’s first flexagon —in red below— could serve as a reminder to keep one in particular.

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Happy Chanukah and Almost Advent

Most of my week was spent preparing posts for the Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2021. The theme has expanded slightly. Now it is “Simple, Occasionally Unusual, and Mostly Non-adhesive Structures for Artists’ Books”. As a teaser, here’s a picture of … Continue reading

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