Category Archives: Paper

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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A fun day making ‘paper’ from silk

By PPA member, Claire Brach Last weekend 11 very enthusiastic Primrose Paper Arts members and friends turned up at the centre eager to learn how to turn silk fibres into paper.  Strictly speaking I shouldn’t be using the word paper, … Continue reading

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Workshop: Turning silk into ‘paper’

Working with Silk with Claire Brach Saturday May 12 2018 Venue:  Primrose Park Art & Craft Centre, Cremorne Further details, more images and booking form:  Click here In this workshop you will explore the properties of gummed silk strippings, how … Continue reading

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From Plant to Paper

A conservatory grows trees to turn into handmade paper Cleveland’s Morgan Conservatory is one of the few places in the US dedicated to conserving paper-making traditions and considering the material’s artistic and functional future. The Morgan’s special grove of Kozo, … Continue reading

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Paper from daffodils, anyone?

By Webmaster. This week I had a recipe for making paper from daffodils given to me. It looks quite fun but, unfortunately, it’s the wrong time of year here in Australia for waning daffs.  We’ve got another 8 months or … Continue reading

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Joomchi Tips and Tricks session

By PPA  member Anne Numont: I gleaned some beautiful experiments at last week’s Joomchi workshop at Primrose Paper Arts. First time at it! Joomchi is a Korean technique of transforming Hanji (Korean handmade mulberry paper) into a tough and soft … 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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