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Our take on a variety of interesting paper related bits and pieces.

Discovering Orizomegami

At our recent Children’s Festival open day our member, Dinah, introduced many children to the delight of Orizomegami. With only some plain sheets of paper, a few folds, some clips and some colouring, you can start creating your own paper … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Primrose Paper Arts Story

Reviewed by Rhonda Nelson Lydia Fegan, The Primrose Paper Arts Story – the first twenty years Lydia Fegan, a long-term member and Committee member of Primrose Paper Arts, has written and published an account of the origin and early years … Continue reading

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Art with nature: Lesley Kendall

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More bead making from paper

Back in August we posted a paper bead making tutorial produced by JenniBellie (which I personally loved). Our group president, Dinah, sent me a link to a Pinterest account which is showcasing 1,733 paper bead jewellery designs.  Yes, you read … Continue reading

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Focusing on Ann Martin

Ann Martin of All Things Paper is a quilling enthusiast who loves introducing the craft to others.  She teaches, designs projects for books and magazines, and is especially hooked on making paper filigree jewellery. Her own book (shown below), published … Continue reading

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Focusing on Matthew Shlian

Paper is more precious, more meaningful and more connected to human experience than it has ever been.  Artist Matthew Shlian has always recognized paper’s significance as a medium and message, as a material for experimentation and understanding.  In his hands, … Continue reading

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Time to try making beads from paper

Jennibellie shares her fancy paper beads tutorial. Webmaster Note: I’ve made quite a few paper beads in my time but this tutorial includes both the basics and some more advanced techniques.  She also covers decorating and finishing ideas which is … Continue reading

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