Category Archives: Techniques

Announcing our first Tips & Tricks day for 2019

Paper Play without Glue Let’s kick off the year with a fun day playing with paper and see where our creativity takes us.  There’s only one rule: NO GLUE! Our first Tips & Tricks day for 2019 is scheduled for … 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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Get your head into paper projects in 2019 !

There’s a whole lot of good stuff for lovers of paper, cards, journaling, book making and more at the upcoming Sydney Stitches & Craft Show. Today we are highlighting companies and individuals that we think might be of particular interest … Continue reading

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Edible Blooms

By Webmaster: Three of my favourite things; anything to do with paper (making, colouring, folding, printing, etc.), chocolate and champagne.  So imagine my delight when I received a surprise present containing all three yesterday. The company responsible for making these … Continue reading

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Sue Bradshaw: Recent work

The Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability (the Coal Loader) is the face of sustainability at North Sydney Council.  Located on the Waverton waterfront, the Coal Loader is a place to relax, be inspired, grab a coffee or lunch, and learn.  … Continue reading

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Making the Bird of Paradise Collage

By PPA member Sue Bradshaw Diary Notes – 08:30 am I cut enough leaves from the super-mature plant in my front garden to fill the metal cooking pot (about $12 from Target).  It can’t be aluminium because you’re using caustic … Continue reading

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Zhen Xian Bao – Chinese Thread Books

A friend kindly sent me a link to a blog showcasing the art of Chinese thread books.  The blog owner, Lesley, attended a workshop and produced a lovely layered book sample.  She demonstrates how it was constructed and shows how … Continue reading

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