This abundantly illustrated, step-by-step guide to one of the oldest of practical arts describes all you need to know about papermaking. Easy to create at home or in the classroom, beautiful handcrafted paper has a multitude of uses — from greeting cards, notepaper, and calendars to customized artists' paper and stationery for commercial sale. Author Marna Kern provides a guide to pulp sources (flowers and vegetable matter) and tells how to control molding and drying, sizing and finishing, painting, decorating, and embossing. A definitive work that will appeal to many craftworkers, this book reveals papermaking as an art that is foolproof, inexpensive, and ecologically minded.
Reprint of the Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., New York, 1980 edition.
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|Grade level||7 and Up (ages 12 and up)|
|Dimensions||5 3/8 x 8 1/2|