Rockport Pub, October 2000. Oversize Softcover. Used - Very Good. Item #198010
The next best thing to buying or making handmade paper is creating beautiful things with it. Baskets, screens, mobiles, boxes, lanterns, shades, bowls, jewelry, and even sandals -- learn all you need to know to craft gorgeous household and gift items with spectacular handmade paper from around the world. Includes a special section on how to make your own paper, plus detailed information on how to pick the right paper for the project. Features botanical papers, Japanese papers, paste paper, Suminagashi and Itajime papers. The book also provides an overview on the world of handmade paper: who's making it (Japan, India, Philippines, Thailand, Nepal, Europe, U.S.); discussion of major groups of different handmade papers; and choosing handmade paper; tools, techniques, and materials.