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The Papermaker's Companion

The Ultimate Guide to Making and Using Handmade Paper

Author: Helen Hiebert

Publisher: Storey Publishing

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

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Craft your own colorful paper goods and personalized stationary. With clear, step-by-step instructions, Helen Heibert covers all aspects of the papermaking process — from growing and harvesting plants for a malleable paper pulp to embellishment techniques like dyeing, embossing, and laminating. With tips on building your own papermaking equipment, ideas for transforming junk mail into dazzlingly unique notecards, and much more, you’ll be inspired to let your creativity shine as you explore the endless possibilities of handcrafted papers.

Playing with Paper

Illuminating, Engineering, and Reimagining Paper Art

Author: Helen Hiebert

Publisher: Quarry

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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Presents the basic principles and tools of paper craft and provides detailed instructions for twenty art projects.

Trash-to-Treasure Papermaking

Make Your Own Recycled Paper from Newspapers & Magazines, Can & Bottle Labels, Disgarded Gift Wrap, Old Phone Books, Junk Mail, Comic Books, and More

Author: Arnold Grummer

Publisher: Storey Publishing

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 208

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Transform junk mail, newspapers, and old phone books into beautiful handmade paper in just minutes! With a simple technique that requires only a blender and some water, Trash-to-Treasure Papermaking shows you how to create unique sheets in a variety of shapes, colors, textures, and sizes. Learn how to incorporate your handmade paper into diverse projects that include invitations, bound books, paper bowls, and ornaments. Let your creativity shine as you explore the fun and simple art of papermaking.

Storey's Basic Country Skills

A Practical Guide to Self-Reliance

Author: John Storey

Publisher: Storey Publishing

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Category: House & Home

Page: 576

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Whether you live on a small suburban lot or have a many acres in the country, this inspiring collection will empower you to increase your self-sufficiently and embrace a more independent lifestyle. A variety of authors share their specialized knowledge and provide practical instructions for basic country skills like preserving vegetables, developing water systems, keeping farm animals, and renovating barns. From sharpening an axe to baking your own bread, you’ll be amazed at the many ways learning traditional skills can enrich your life.

Papermaking with Garden Plants & Common Weeds

Author: Helen Hiebert

Publisher: Storey Publishing

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 107

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Handmade paper has a unique texture and an individual quality that makes it not only a surface to write or print on, but also an object of beauty. With a small investment in equipment (or the supplies to make it from scratch), a small harvest of backyard weeds or garden plants, and the guidance of papermaking expert Helen Hiebert, anyone can make exquisite papers right in the home kitchen. HiebertÕs basic papermaking techniques, laid out in illustrated step-by-step instructions, make it easy to blend and shape a variety of organic papers from such common plants as hosta, milkweed, and thistledown, as well as the more unusual pineapple, yucca, and seaweed. She describes how to collect, harvest, and process the plant fibers and then create sheets using both Western and Japanese techniques. Inspired by the community of papermaking artists she is a part of, Hiebert features profiles of papermakers from around the world, highlighting their individual tips and techniques. She also includes project instructions for using handmade paper to create one-of-a-kind cards and envelopes, multi-paneled lampshades, and accordion-fold books. There are also instructions for embellishing techniques such as adding flower petals, creating collages, and dyeing with richly colored walnut shells. From plant to finished paper, the simple completeness and beauty of Papermaking with Garden Plants & Common Weeds will appeal to craftspeople, gardeners, environmentalists, teachers, and anyone who enjoys creating from nature.

Playing with Pop-ups

The Art of Dimensional, Moving Paper Designs

Author: Helen Hiebert

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Category: Art

Page: 144

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"Enter the enchanting world of pop-ups and handmade paper crafts. Join author Helen Hiebert as she guides you through the materials, tools, and basics of pop-up structures and movable mechanisms, including parallel folds, angle folds, and volvelles--just to name a few. Enjoy creating projects such as pop-up earrings, an accordion, a skyline, a carousel house, a tunnel book, a puppy puppet, and more! ... The book also features a stunning gallery of work by acclaimed pop-up artists whose beautiful work will inspire you to expand on your own amazing movable paper creations"--Back cover blurb.

Paper Illuminated

Includes 15 Projects for Making Handcrafted Luminaria, Lanterns, Screens, Lamp Shades, and Window Treatments

Author: Helen Hiebert

Publisher: Storey Kids

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 134

View: 836

Presents step-by-step instructions on creating craft projects and home decorations using illuminated paper, including how to make lamp shades and room divider screens, and provides tips on illumiated papermaking techniques.

The Labour Companion

A Bibliography of Canadian Labour History Based on Materials Printed from 1950 to 1975

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Publisher: James Lorimer & Company

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Category: Business & Economics

Page: 128

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Prepared by the Committee on Canadian Labour History, publishers of the influential journal Labour/Le Travailleur, this volume is an excellent resource for students of the history of workers in Canada. The compilers described this book as a working bibliography, that is a compilation of scholarship to date in an incredibly active and burgeoning field of study. It includes hundreds of entries for materials printed between 1950 to 1975, arranged alphabetically and fully indexed. The text is illustrated with revealing photographs. First published in 1980, The Labour Companion remains a valuable reference for students of labour's role in Canadian history.

The Candlemaker's Companion

A Complete Guide to Rolling, Pouring, Dipping, and Decorating Your Own Candles

Author: Betty Oppenheimer

Publisher: Storey Publishing

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 811

Enjoy some homemade glow. From wax to wick to wrapping, The Candlemaker’s Companion is a definitive guide to modern candle making. Learn how to create rolled, poured, molded, and dipped candles; play with your favorite scents and colors; and use specialty techniques to design glowing luminaria, candle holders, and other gorgeous accessories. With illustrated directions, complete source lists, and plenty of practical advice, Betty Oppenheimer invites even the beginner candlemaker to get in on the action. Fill your house with the warm light and enticing fragrances that only candles can bring.

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