Tag Archives: Plant fibre paper

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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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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