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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.  198 more words

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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: 184 more words

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The whitest of white

A day of paper-making this week produced some pristine white A4 sheets ready for printing on in a couple of weeks.

Using scraps of recycled cotton rag paper from off-cuts of old prints the result was 20 sheets, smooth on one side, textural on the other – giving me a choice of print outcomes for my upcoming project.

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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 fabric.  94 more words

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Fungus Fun Facts - Mushrooming Our Minds

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About Fungi

One of the most immediately surprising facts about fungi may be how to pronounce the word: fun-jai, not fun-guy. But the fun(gi) doesn’t stop there. 2,410 more words

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Heho here we come! 12th April 2018

Up before the birds, well almost, we are packed and eagerly awaiting our breakfast  by 6 am. The buffet service is instant so we begin with a side plate of fruit to nibble while we order Bircher  Muesli, French Toast and scrambled eggs. 2,343 more words

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: 110 more words

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