Category Archives: Paper

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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Heliconias

By (new PPA member) Sue Bradshaw: On a recent trip to Queensland’s Sunshine Coast I discovered Heliconias.  They’re such beautiful plants I was compelled to make paper from their leaves. The paper on the left of the image above is … Continue reading

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Tips & Tricks Day: Joomchi

WHEN:  Thursday 12th April, 10am start WHERE:  Primrose Park Art & Craft Centre, Matora Lane, Cremorne, NSW COST:  $10 members, $20 non-members WHAT:  Joomchi Joomchi is an ancient traditional Korean paper technique – creating paper from mulberry bark using just … Continue reading

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The art behind Barichara’s all-female artisanal paper making

Created in 2001 with the aim of financially supporting single-parent women, Fundación San Lorenzo‘s paper-making factory is today the number one employer in Barichara, Columbia – and a lifeline for women in search of a job. In a town where work is … Continue reading

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Exhibition: The Red Project – Up and running!!

On Wednesday our brilliant members finished raising our Red Tent exhibit at the Red Project exhibition at the Coal Loader. Our president, Dinah, writes: “…. it looks absolutely amazing – get down to the Coal Loader to see it in … Continue reading

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Exhibition: The Red Project

We are pleased to be displaying our collaborative project in VENUE 3, along with the opportunity for the public to get involved by participating in our paper-making workshop on Sunday 11th March.

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