29.04.09

From my sketchbook: textile inspired

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28.04.09

Experiments with silk paper

I've been doing some experiments with silk papermaking at home. The basic materials are cocoon strippings (gummy silk), baking parchment, water and an iron. The process is pretty simple: Place a piece of parchment on your ironing board and spread the gummy silk thinkly on it. Spray with water (a plant spray bottle or similar will do) Place a second piece of parchment on top. Press with an iron until dry Allow to cool and remove the silk paper from between the baking parchment.Once I tried the basic paper I started adding... [Lire la suite]
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