Mending a Worn-out Coin Purse

The Mending Movement has grown a great deal in the past few years. With the environmental impact of fast fashion becoming better known, people are reevaluating their relationship with clothes, the people who make them, and the earth to which they will ultimately return. Return they will, but not without a cost to the world …

Dying Paper with Tea

Dyeing Paper with Tea (Reposted from January) How would a mixed media artist celebrate National Hot Tea Month without dying paper with tea? I can’t imagine. The question remained which method should I use? Well, why choose? I would just try them all. First cycle of dyeing: 6 bargain grade tea bags Pour 4 cups …

Red: A Colorways Journal and She Had Things to Do Journal flip throughs

A couple of flip throughs of journals recently posted to YouTube. The first is a journal called “Red: A Colorways Journal.” In the process of making this journal I chose pages that were predominantly red and bound them together using the Coptic Stitch binding. Then I filled them with more red. Hope you will enjoy …

From Fabric to Paper Cardholder

https://arnoldgrummerpapermaking.blogspot.com/2018/08/from-fabric-to-paper-card-holder.html   Paper Card Holder Today on the Arnold Grummer Papermaking blog are my directions for making a card holder to coordinate with a bag I created for Gwen Lafleur’s Artist Tribe. After adding leftover fabric and thread into the hand made paper, it was turned into a business card holder so I’d be ready …