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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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Artists’ Books at the Murray Library

David and I had an anniversary this week. To celebrate we took an afternoon off and went to see an exhibition at the Murray Library on the University of Saskatchewan campus. Instead of my writing out the show’s description, here’s … Continue reading

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Byopia Press 2017 Advent Calendar: Day Twenty-three and another star bread

I plan to keep trying until I get it right. This one is really close. The last time David was baking bread, I begged one loaf’s worth of dough from the batch. The dough contained both oats and barley flour … Continue reading

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Byopia Press 2017 Advent Calendar: Day Twenty-two and a star bread

The star scone tasted fine but I wasn’t completely satisfied with the shape so, after more internet searching, I thought I would try a star bread. This is the result just before baking.

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Byopia Press 2017 Advent Calendar: Day Sixteen and an edible star

Today’s star is edible! It is simple to add decorative stars to food, like star croutons or cutout stars on a coulibiac, but I thought it would be fun to bake something star-shaped.

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Progress

How To Run A Mexican Bicycle Race got a little closer to completion this week. David set up Ko-Ko (my stack cutter) and we did the trimming of the fore-edge.

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Making a Zhen Xian Bao/Chinese Thread Book: Part Three

The origami forum with the image of Laurent Sui’s gift for Madame Burgos (see previous post) mentioned a book by Maying Soong, The Art of Chinese Paper Folding. It even provided a link to an on-line copy which I immediately … Continue reading

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Close, But Not Quite

I got quite a bit of work done on Recomp this week. I also spent quite a bit of time waiting for glue (well, cooked wheat starch paste/PVA mix) to dry. I finished covering the panels in Thai mulberry paper, … Continue reading

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