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by Nick
Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: History
Topic: Moving the Lister List
Replies: 0
Views: 57

Moving the Lister List

I'm working on a new BOS site and I need to transfer the existing Lister pages into wordpress posts. If you feel able to help (and know a little about wordpress) please contact me by email.

Thanks
by Nick
Sat Oct 28, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Origami Moyo
Replies: 12
Views: 6941

Re: Origami Moyo

There was a copy of this book in David Lister's collection, I took some photos, here are a couple
by Nick
Sat Oct 28, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: History
Topic: African folding?
Replies: 0
Views: 118

African folding?

There was a TV programme tonight about the magic used to inspire Harry Potter. On it there was a 15th century book of Ethiopian magic which included this image. The figure bottom right looks folded to me - what do you think?
by Nick
Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Napkin folding
Topic: Joan's book
Replies: 9
Views: 5306

Re: Joan's book

Soon, we hope. We are looking at kickstarter to fund it....
by Nick
Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: BOS Tribute to David Lister
Replies: 0
Views: 463

BOS Tribute to David Lister

You can now register your interest in the BOS Tribute to David Lister book, which is nearing completion. We ask that you do not register unless you are firmly committed to buying a copy. Due to demand, we are limiting orders to one copy per person. We need to go to print within a month, so please sh...
by Nick
Wed Mar 01, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: History
Topic: David Lister tribute book
Replies: 0
Views: 652

David Lister tribute book

The BOS are preparing tribute to the work & memory of David Lister. It will be around 100 pages, in full colour. We need to gauge how much interest there is in this and which format (hardback or softback) you would be interested in. Price will be around the £20 mark for hard, half that for the s...
by Nick
Sat Dec 12, 2015 3:11 pm
Forum: History
Topic: very early advanced folding!
Replies: 7
Views: 3661

very early advanced folding!

Joan has found this example of Zhen Xian Bao by a Chinese man living in Paris in the 1860s - quite beautiful! And what is more astounding is that it is made from a *single* *uncut" sheet of paper!!

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by Nick
Fri Dec 11, 2015 11:52 am
Forum: Envelope folding
Topic: folded letter
Replies: 2
Views: 1807

Re: folded letter

off course, it's just torn along the edges ;)

Doh!
by Nick
Mon Dec 07, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Envelope folding
Topic: folded letter
Replies: 2
Views: 1807

folded letter

This is from pinterest with the text Puzzle Purse Valentine Card, England, 1790. Message shown around edge when card is folded to show central red heart: 'My Dear the heart which you behold/ Will break when you the same unfold/ Even so my heart with love sick pain/ Sure wounded is and breaks in twai...
by Nick
Sun Nov 01, 2015 7:03 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Badalona cnnference
Replies: 0
Views: 1134

Badalona cnnference

A super weekend - some videos can be seen here

http://www.foldingdidactics.com/gallery-2/videos/

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