Tuesday, April 6

non-knitting craftiness

Just for fun, I am taking an Asian papermaking class at the University of Iowa. Besides making paper, we have also learned some decorating techniques. Below is a sheet of Japanese style paper I made and dyed by folding and dipping the edges. The green color is a synthetic dye, and the brown is made from walnut shells.

Here it is folded up:

And unfolded:

Pretty neat huh?

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