Papermaking With Plants

Papermaking With Plants

Creative Recipes and Projects Using Herbs, Flowers, Grasses, and Leaves

Book - 1998
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What can you do with banana and milkweed, cornhusks and pineapple, wheat straw and mulberry? Make a deranged fruit salad? A chapeau for Carmen Miranda? No! You can make your own unique hand crafted paper from natural materials with this complete how-to guide.

With the step-by-step instructions and full-color photographs in Papermaking with Plants , you'll learn how to:

#65533; Collect and harvest plant fibers from stalks, barks, leaves, and grasses

#65533; Process, press, dry and finish your paper using both Eastern and Western methods.

#65533; Embellish your paper with natural dyes and decorative materials like flower petals and pine needles

#65533; Craft one-of-a-kind projects such as vegetable papyrus, multipaper collages, and shaped papers including envelopes, lampshades, specialty books, and covers.

Publisher: Pownal, Vt. : Storey Books, c1998
ISBN: 9781580170871
1580170870
Characteristics: iv, 107 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm

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