Sun, Dec 08 | 1900-B Brevard St, Charlotte, NC 28206

Seasonal Papermaking Mini-Workshop

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.
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Seasonal Papermaking Mini-Workshop

Time & Location

Dec 08, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
1900-B Brevard St, Charlotte, NC 28206

About the Event

Learn to create handmade paper using upcycled fibers. In this mini-workshop, we’re making mini-paper for the purpose of personalized greeting cards, gifts, ornaments, 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 that makes beautiful personalized ornaments. We will embed items in the paper as it forms to create interesting shapes and shadows using lace, fabric, thread, etc.

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 Mini. 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. 

This class is a great option for everyone! No experience required.

Materials

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. 

*Complimentary refreshments and snacks will be provided. 

Cost

$49 includes the cost of materials.

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