Tag Archives: Plant fibre 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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What do you know about Washi paper and how to use it?

The people behind Washi Arts have a marvelous resource page giving all sorts of uses for washi paper – Click here. On their “What is Washi” page they take you through the history, the materials, the methods of production and … Continue reading

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North Sydney Children’s Festival: Workshop opportunity

Don’t forget our children’s papermaking mini workshops running on: Sunday 22nd October 11am – 3pm Click here for more details.

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Children’s papermaking: Sunday 22nd October

North Sydney Children’s Festival Where:  Civic Park When:   Saturday 28 October Theme: Art Meets Science. Along with the festival North Sydney Council has organised Children’s Week Creative Workshops from 21st to 28th October.  Click here for the full range. Primrose … Continue reading

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September Social Day

We had a very industrious get together this week, and everyone was super busy.  Let’s have a look at what some of us were up to. Soyoun Our new member Soyoun was eager to get started and learn how to … Continue reading

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