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- Wild Fibers Papermaking :: Session 1 :: Sunday, Sept. 29 :: 10-5pm
Wild Fibers Papermaking :: Session 1 :: Sunday, Sept. 29 :: 10-5pm
Part 1 in a series of 3 workshops, we get hands-on to turn raw plant material into pulp and sheets of paper. We will:
· discuss harvesting, drying, and processing plants
· go over equipment needed for western style paper making
· dig into the vats to pull sheets of paper from 2 different plants
Participants will take home reference handouts, a stack of paper for personal use and samples to build a reference library for papermaking with plants.
Plants for each Session*:
Session 1: daylily and kudzu
Session 2: okra and garlic
Session 3: hemp and poplar bark
Come for one or sign up for all three and receive a discount. Class size limited to 6 people per session.
Sundays Sept. 29, Oct. 20, Nov 10. from 10-5pm
$85 individually or $225 for all three
DATE AND TIME: Session 1: Sunday, Sept. 29, 10-5pm
The Patchwork Underground
578 Garren Creek Road
Fairview, NC 28730
The Patchwork Underground is a gathering place for creativity. With art gardens and studio space surrounded by nature, you will find yourself immersed in beauty that inspires. Join us for workshops and get-togethers as we explore the possibility of
working with plants to create art.
ACCESSIBILITY: The Patchwork Underground is within 20 minutes of downtown Asheville. The outdoor workshop spaces are accessed by walking over a textured field, or accessible by vehicle if needed. Indoor restroom facilities are accessible by stairs.
*plants subject to change based on availability