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Friday Night Flicks: Sekishu-Banshi

One of the joys of the Interweb is the ‘accidental find’. Today’s video is about traditional paper making in the region of Iwame in the Shimane Prefecture of Japan. The paper making technique used in the video is reputed to … Continue reading

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This and That

It has been another one of those weeks where I flitted from project to project without seeming to make much progress. I am working on a pop-up book with Monique Martin but there isn’t much to look at yet. David and I made another … Continue reading

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Recomp 2

I had not planned to write another post about the bald-faced hornets and our joint project quite so soon, but life has a way of intervening in the plans of humans. And the plans of hornets, in this case. While I was … Continue reading

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Back in late 2013, I wrote a piece for Book Arts/Arts du livre Canada, the magazine of the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild. The editor wanted a description/announcement rather than a critical review for Decomp, Stephen Collis/Jordan Scott, Coach House Books, Toronto, … Continue reading

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I could make paper out of that.

I entered the field of book arts via paper making. I thought learning to make my own paper would be interesting so I began to teach myself from books. My husband built me some basic tools and I started to … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: The Making of Mohawk Superfine

A little late, but here it is anyway! I have noticed that in discussions of paper Mohawk Superfine is frequently mentioned. Here’s a video on how it is made. Have a good weekend.

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Handmade Paper

My introduction to the book arts began when I started making paper in the mid-1990s. There was no one locally who could give me instruction in the field, so I learned from books. The one I found most useful for practical help was … Continue reading

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