Sun, Mar 12|
Rock on 22nd
Papermaking 101 Workshop (3/12)
This event has SOLD OUT Try your hand at a new craft, at a fraction of the typical cost or time investment AND you’ll leave with a new skill, ignited creativity, new community, insight, expanded vision, and beautiful handmade paper.
Time & Location
Mar 12, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Rock on 22nd, 423 E 22nd St. Charlotte, NC 28206
About the Event
This event has SOLD OUT
Learn to create handmade paper using upcycled fibers. In this mini-workshop, we’re making mini-paper for the purpose of personalized cards, and keepsakes. Elizabeth will walk you through the step-by-step process of creating your own handmade paper (decorative or beautiful, meaningful, and functional). In this small group workshop, we will cover how to create traditional paper suitable for greeting cards and letters as well as circular paper. We will embed items in the paper as it forms to create interesting shapes and shadows using lace, fabric, thread, etc. Click here to see previous classes
Who Should Take This Class?
You’ve heard about papermaking. You’ve seen some cool pieces. You’ve thought it could be fun, and maybe, just maybe, you’ve been waiting for the intro class. Here you can experiment and try your hand at a new craft, at a fraction of the typical cost or time investment AND you’ll leave with a new skill, ignited creativity, new community, insight, expanded vision, and beautiful handmade paper.
Elizabeth is happy to provide the materials needed for this class. Papermaking can get a bit messy! Feel free to bring an apron or smock, otherwise please wear clothing you don't mind getting dirty.
***What you could bring: Any paper or fiber of personal significance; colors and textures that spark joy or comfort or discomfort, book pages, journal entries, bookmarks, friendship bracelets, blankies, handkerchiefs, or any text or fabric that speaks to the soul, documentation of accomplishments, the first dollar earned, notices, love letters, hate letters, news clippings, denials,...the kitchen sink. Let’s create something new, beautiful, and powerful repurposing and upcycling remnants of the past.
$55 includes the cost of materials. Or, sign up with a friend ($90 for two)
Mini Paper Making Workshop
Tickets for You + a Friend
This ticket includes materials for instruction and a can of spray paint to take home for two people.