Still Water Bindery              P.O. Box 104              Newfane, VT 05345 USA              patty@stillwaterbindery.com              802.365.4111  

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Paper Making Workshops

E: patty@stillwaterbindery.com or P: 802.365.4111 to set up a workshop time and date that works for you!

 

Great for fun for all ages!

Paper Making Workshops

 

Paper making workshops are available from May through September. The workshop is held outside on the bindery's deck, so the class is weather dependent as we will want nice warm weather.

 

We will use traditional paper making materials and tools, to a quick blender version that is great for the class room and at home. You will pull your own sheets of paper in various sizes and thicknesses. If you have a specific use for your new papers please let me know before you register for a class.

 

Japanese Paper Workshop is a two-day workshop. The first day will be prepping the fibers for making the papers, and the second day will be pulling sheets.

 

All the handmade papers will need to dry overnight, before you will be able to take them home.

 

Basket Making Workshops with handmade papers fibers are a multiple day workshop. You will need to build an armature of some structure and sew on cheesecloth to catch the fibers. Then you will need to make the paper pulp, and pour the fibers through the cloth. These will need to dry before removing the cheesecloth. Please contact me directly if you are interested in making baskets with handmade papers.

Class Size: limited to a maximum of five participants. 

 

Current Workshops: by appointment.

Level: Beginner to experienced. 

 

Age Recommendation: Five-years old through adult. (An adult must take the workshop with anyone under 12 years of age.)

 

Time: Minimum of two hours is an appropriate introductory workshop to learn some techniques and practice pulling sheets of paper. The sheets of paper will need to dry overnight at Still Water Bindery, before you will be able to take them home the following day.

Cost: Includes all instruction, tools and materials

Group Classes: $45 per person per hour including materials, for groups more than one.

Private classes: $75 per person per hour including materials.

 

Phone or email for pricing and availability.

 

Please contact Patricia to register for workshops:

    P: 802.365.4111

    E: patty@stillwaterbindery.com