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by Nick
Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Napkin folding
Topic: Joan's book
Replies: 12
Views: 27533

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: 18833

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: 12576

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 soft....
by Nick
Sat Dec 12, 2015 3:11 pm
Forum: History
Topic: very early advanced folding!
Replies: 7
Views: 15206

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: 15158

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: 15158

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: 18565

Badalona cnnference

A super weekend - some videos can be seen here

http://www.foldingdidactics.com/gallery-2/videos/
by Nick
Thu Oct 29, 2015 1:18 pm
Forum: Random posts
Topic: new didactics site
Replies: 0
Views: 18491

new didactics site

After a long discussion in Badalona, Joan and I have decided to set up a new site where we can draw together the different didactic sites. I've made a start, but would welcome any thoughts and especially, someone with good knowledge of wordpress to help develop and maintain the site. http://www.fold...
by Nick
Sat Aug 22, 2015 3:59 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: Complete Pleats: Paul Jackson
Replies: 0
Views: 14136

Complete Pleats: Paul Jackson

This is an amazing book - Complete Pleats: Pleating Techniques for Fashion, Architecture and Design
By Paul Jackson

http://www.nickrobinson.info/origami/wp ... l-jackson/
by Nick
Wed Aug 19, 2015 3:35 pm
Forum: Sheffield conference
Topic: Event schedule - for discussion
Replies: 1
Views: 9993

Event schedule - for discussion

Here is my basic plan for the day - any suggestions? 10:00 Introduction Meet the students, plan the day 10:20 The basics How to interpret folding instructions from a book or diagram. Origami can be taught by a tutor, but giving students the ability to follow origami instructions (known as “diagrams”...