Category Archives: Member Activities

Printing on handmade paper

Our member Claire has been printing on some of her handmade paper.  She says: “Although I enjoy creating paper from a variety of materials including plant fibres, old mountboard, teabags and so on, my favourite is always from offcuts of … Continue reading

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Next Tips & Tricks session

July 26: With only an A4 sheet of paper **VENUE CHANGE FOR THIS EVENT** Due to refurbishment at Primrose Park Art & Craft Centre this session will be held at: Geddes Room, North Sydney Council, 200 Miller Street, North Sydney Click … Continue reading

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New Plant Species

A new species of plant has been found at Primrose Park!!! By Dinah Beeston It was discovered by Jill Elias who has named it as Kaffe Kuppus Recyculata Non-plasticata.  I haven’t seen the plant, however the sub-species that I saw … Continue reading

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And a little more fun with silk products ……

The silk paper workshop had Helen Lo thinking further than making paper with her materials. So by pulling out, twisting and dyeing a silk hankie she was able to create a variegated green yarn, to be wrapped around wire to … Continue reading

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April Social Day

Some industrious people turned up for the social day on Monday as you can see: Brenda was planning and cutting a set of concertina books. Sue was making paper from Strelitzia (Bird of Paradise) and using her Okra formation aid.  … Continue reading

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Exploring plant fibre paper

Our member, Claire, has been making paper from a mix of recycled cardstock, pulped orange peel & pith, and banana fibre.  Here is a taste of what she has posted on her own blog: Above: cardstock and orange peel being … Continue reading

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Exploring formation aid

Webmaster note: Sue recently added her recipe for creating formation aid from Okra to our Paper Bites page, today she discusses using Aloe Vera as an alternative. *************************** Article by Sue Bradshaw: I’ve found it’s more effective to use Okra … Continue reading

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