Papermakers of Victoria

FROM PLANT TO PAPER

About the workshop

Date & Time

19 Oct 2019 - 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Details

Tutor: Gail Stiffe www.gailstiffe.info

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.

Most materials supplied for a fee of $15, participants to bring a double or queen bed sheet (from an op shop, not your best sheet, they will be torn into pieces for pressing the paper), 20 pegs and 10 wire coathangers and a piece of fibro cement, mdf or plywood approximately 45 x 32 cm.

 

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Electronic funds transfer (preferred):
Account name: Papermakers of Victoria Inc.
Bank: Westpac
BSB: 033-112
Account number: 325-089
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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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