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Saskatoon Berry/Applesauce Cake: a DIY artist’s book and a recipe

The May book arts challenge on Instagram is #areyoubookenough_fruit. Since I live adjacent to a city named for a fruit —Saskatoon— and since the bushes grow wild where I live, I chose the Saskatoon berry. Although they are usually baked … Continue reading

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… and on, and on, and …

I really did think I would have finished Nurture, not Nature this week, but I have not. I am, however, getting really close. This is what I left on my bench yesterday afternoon when it got too dark to continue … 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 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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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2019: Day Thirteen and a Cake

There are several justifications for including this cake in the 2019 Advent Calendar: it is baked in a square pan and served in square pieces, is really easy to make, and after yesterday’s post —which took me three and a … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2019: Day Eleven and some Square-ish Cookies

Every year I make cookies for St. Nicholas Day and take some to my Dutch friend. This year I made half of them square. Well, square-ish.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2019: Day Four and Jam Tarts

Although the dormouse says the tarts are filled with treacle, and the Cook tells the King the filling is pepper, I have always imagined that the stolen tarts in Alice in Wonderland were jam tarts.

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He was always very kind to me.

My joint book project with Kate Hodgson (Happy Leopard Chapbooks) is now complete. Kate made a handsome clamshell box to hold both our books. Some of the extra space in the box is filled with lucky stars that I folded … Continue reading

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Cover for A Clear Midnight

Last week’s post contained the instructions for making A Clear Midnight, and a link to a printable pdf of the parts. This week you can make a cover for the book.

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The Architecture Pack

On Monday this week I was offered a copy of The Architecture Pack by Ron van der Meer and Deyan Sudjic. I accepted with alacrity (and small joyful noises) since, among other things, it is a pop-up book.

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