Tag Archives: Paper making

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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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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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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