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

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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Artists’ Book Award

2019 acquisitions are currently on display as part of the larger exhibition Artists’ books are an art form, and every two years since 2011 Manly Library has held an Artists’ Book Award attracting entries from around the world. All selected … Continue reading

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The Penland School of Craft

The Penland School of Craft is a centre encompassing several buildings on the campus including the Craft House, one of the largest log structures in North Carolina, and The Barns, which houses the studios of residential artists; full-time craftspeople who … Continue reading

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Paper Folding DIY Kit

Designer Kelli Anderson explores and explains the boundaries of paper-folding in a new DIY kit filled with 8 auxetic folding patterns.  Each design is risograph printed, which imbues a beautiful colour and texture to the paper. Due to the handmade … Continue reading

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