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Japanese Paper Crafting: Create 17 Paper Craft Projects & Make your own Beautiful Washi Paper
     

Japanese Paper Crafting: Create 17 Paper Craft Projects & Make your own Beautiful Washi Paper

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by Michael G. LaFosse, Richard L. Alexander, Greg Mudarri
 

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Across the country interest in paper crafts is booming. People from all walks of life are creating scrapbooks, making gift cards and learning origami. Washi, a traditional handmade paper originating in Japan, is a perfect accompaniment to these crafts. Japanese Paper Crafting teaches the essentials of making beautiful and unusual washi paper at home.

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Across the country interest in paper crafts is booming. People from all walks of life are creating scrapbooks, making gift cards and learning origami. Washi, a traditional handmade paper originating in Japan, is a perfect accompaniment to these crafts. Japanese Paper Crafting teaches the essentials of making beautiful and unusual washi paper at home.

Using diagrams and photographs, this book's step-by-step instructions will show both novice and experienced paper artists how to make washi paper and how to create 17 exciting washi projects with their own handmade paper! Projects include a hand-bound blank book; purses and wallets; desktop and tabletop accessories.

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"This book's chief value lies in the highly detailed and well illustrated instructions for making washi, a beautiful and highly desirable Japanese handmade paper. A lovely book for paper crafters."—Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804838481
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
11/15/2007
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Michael G. LaFosse has been creating paper sculpture since childhood, and is internationally regarded as one of the world's leading authorities on origami. His artistic work has graced museums worldwide, including the Louvre; the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum in Tucson, Arizona; and Hangar 7 in Salzburg, Austria.

Richard L. Alexander co-founded the Origamido Studio, a teaching center, gallery and design studio, with Michael G. LaFosse in 1996.

Greg Mudarri has lived, traveled and taught in Japan, and is an avid origami enthusiast who studied under Michael G. LaFosse.

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Japanese Paper Crafting: Create 17 Paper Craft Projects & Make Your Own Beautiful Washi Paper 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My calture is sso crafty