Papermakers of Victoria

Plant Fibre Papermaking

About the workshop

Date & Time

16 Jul 2017 - 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Cost

$80 per day for members
$90 per day for non-members

Details

Tutor: Gail Stiffe

Learn how to turn common garden plants and weeds into paper. Learn techniques for harvesting, preparation, cooking, beating and sheet forming. Paper can be made from cumbungi, NZ Flax, grasses, red hot poker and many barks. The morning will be spent preparing fibre and the afternoon making many sheets of paper from different fibres. The paper is suitable for collage, cards and some for writing on. Suitable for beginners and those who have done some papermaking.

Materials fee $10 per person

Enrol by 6 July
leavesMaterials list will be sent prior to the workshop.

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Red Books Watermarked paper made from ginger lily fibre

plant fibre rocks and leaves

Rocks and leaves made from various plant fibre papers. plant fibre rocks and leaves

Please complete the details below to reserve your place at this workshop

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.

Payment instructions

Electronic funds transfer (preferred):
Account name: Papermakers of Victoria Inc.
Bank: Westpac
BSB: 033-112
Account number: 325-089
Reference: Please place your surname, and the tutor's surname, in the reference field.

If you wish to pay by cheque or money order please send an email the workshop coordinator.

Refund Policy

A full refund will be made if PoV cancels the workshop for any reason. If an applicant withdraws for any reason before the closing date a full refund will be made. If an applicant withdraws on or after the closing date no refund will be given unless a replacement participant is found by the applicant. The PoV Committee will consider exceptional circumstances.

Location

This workshop will be held at Stables Studio, Coopers settlement
Bundoora Park, 1069 Plenty Road, Bundoora

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