Papermaking with Garden Plants & Common Weeds: An Eco-Friendly Approach

Papermaking with Garden Plants & Common Weeds: An Eco-Friendly Approach

by Helen Hiebert
     
 

Make exquisite papers right in your own kitchen. With a few pieces of basic equipment and a small harvest of backyard weeds, you can easily create stunningly original handcrafted papers. Helen Heibert’s illustrated step-by-step instructions show you how easy it is to blend and shape a variety of organic fibers into professional stationery, specialty books,

Overview

Make exquisite papers right in your own kitchen. With a few pieces of basic equipment and a small harvest of backyard weeds, you can easily create stunningly original handcrafted papers. Helen Heibert’s illustrated step-by-step instructions show you how easy it is to blend and shape a variety of organic fibers into professional stationery, specialty books, and personalized gifts. You’ll soon be creatively integrating plant stalks, bark, flower petals, pine needles, and more to add unique colors and textures to your paper creations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580176224
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
632,917
Product dimensions:
9.31(w) x 10.06(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author

?Papermaker and artist Helen Hiebert is the author of The Papermaker’s Companion, Paper Illuminated, and Papermaking with Garden Plants and Common Weeds. She served as Program Director at Dieu Donne Papermill in New York City for five years, where she taught papermaking workshops and her paper products were featured in the papermaking exhibition. Hiebert has also taught papermaking at the Women's Studio Workshop, the Horticultural Society of New York, and the New York Botanical Garden. Her paper products have appeared in House & Garden and Country Living magazines. Hiebert currently lives in Colorado.

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