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Papermaking with Garden Plants Common Weeds

Author : Helen Hiebert
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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. This publication conforms to the EPUB Accessibility specification at WCAG 2.0 Level AA.

Papermaking with Garden Plants Common Weeds

Author : Helen Hiebert
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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. This publication conforms to the EPUB Accessibility specification at WCAG 2.0 Level AA.

Papermaking

Author : Lucy Baxandall
File Size : 61.63 MB
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Papermaking is truly a craft for everybody – it is accessible, sustainable and enjoyable for all ages. This book is a step-by-step guide for everyone who wants to make paper at home or in a classroom setting. With clear instructions and over 140 photos, it explains how to make a range of paper from simple sheets to three-dimensional objects. Topics covered include advice on materials and equipment; getting started; adding colour; embellishing and personalizing your paper and exploring the various papermaking techniques. This is an invaluable and handy guide to this wonderful craft first invented by the Chinese in the first century CE.

Trash to Treasure Papermaking

Author : Arnold Grummer
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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.

The Papermaker s Companion

Author : Helen Hiebert
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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.

Stenciling

Author : Judy Tuttle
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Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Playing with Pop ups

Author : Helen Hiebert
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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.

Playing with Paper

Author : Helen Hiebert
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Explore the world of paper crafts with this inspiring book! This guide begins with a section that covers everything about paper, including cool tools, folding and cutting basics, and fasteners and glues. The next section is filled with 20 fun-filled projects, including: - One-sheet books - Lampshades - Clothing - Accessories - Hot air balloons - Origami You’ll also find an extensive gallery of artists whose work relates to and expands upon each project. Take a page from this creative guide and start Playing with Paper!

Hobby Farming For Dummies

Author : Theresa A. Husarik
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Do you long for the country life? Hobby Farming For Dummies is a practical guide that will show you how to handle all the basics of small-scale farming, from growing healthy crops to raising livestock and managing your property. You'll see how to decide what to farm, provide shelter and utilities, select plants, and protect your investment. It's all you need to dig in and start growing! You’ll get a real idea of what it really means to jump from your current lifestyle to a life farming in the countryside. You’ll get the information you need to decide if the farming lifestyle is right for you and your personality. You’ll learn everything you need to know about property and how to access a power supply. You’ll get practical advice on which animals would work best for your farm and you’ll learn how to acquire them and what you need to know about caring for them properly. You’ll get help with all of the major decisions like whether you’re better off with subsistence farming or a more ambitious project. Find out how to: Make from change to a farm lifestyle Get along with your neighbors Find and buy rural properties Select and maintain equipment Raise and care for animals Use and preserve food items Avoid common farming pitfalls Choose plans for your farm Complete with lists of the ten unique opportunities for fun and the top ten misconceptions about farm living, Hobby Farming For Dummies will help you discover how you can live the simple life.

Weaving Country Baskets

Author : Maryanne Gillooly
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Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.