Let’s Make Paper and Turn it Into a Journal2019-11-21T16:07:44+00:00

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Let’s Make Paper and Turn it into a Journal


Let’s Make Paper and Turn it into a Journal

Saturday and Sunday June 6-7, 2020
Saturday from 9 AM to 5 PM
Sunday from 9 AM to 3 PM
2-Day Class
Ages 18+ years
Old School, Waterford, Virginia

Students will construct a deckle and mold to use in class and at home.  They will use different equipment to see different size and shape of paper.  They will learn the paper making vocabulary. They will begin by recycling everyday paper and then add leaves, flowers, grass, etc to decorate the paper. After learning paper making, they will then get a sheet of pulp to make paper from plant material.

On day 2, students will flatten their paper using an iron (if necessary) and then create a lovely journal.  Each journal will then be hand sewn.

Instructor: Elizabeth Goins

Tuition:  $300
Material Fee: $25. Please also bring from home:

  • metal strainer with handle
  • Old towels
  • Newspaper (lots),
  • Plastic kitty litter tray—not an expensive one,
  • paper decorations such as seeds, dried leaves, confetti, glitter—anything you want to put in paper pulp to decorate their paper,
  • apron and shoes they might not mind getting wet
  • Construct a deckle and mold to use in class and at home!

  • Recycle everyday paper and decorate with natural materials

  • Go home with a hand-sewn journal, made by you!

Materials fee is $25.


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