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- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Raffia
- From: Susan Lightcap <slightcap@MINDSPRING.COM>
- Date: Thu, 29 Jul 1999 10:38:22 -0400
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Try Earth Guild in Asheville, NC. You can reach them on the internet at
earthguild.com or call their 800 number, which 800 information will have.
At 10:35 AM 7/28/99 EDT, you wrote:
>Good morning all:
>I use raffia to make Japanese style bindings. I used to find long, strong,
>natural - colored raffia at Michaels, the craft store. Yesterday I went in to
>replenish my stock and found only short clippings. Their raffia seemed like
>it had been treated with some strong chemicals because it was extremely weak.
>Any ideas on where I could find the good kind? Also, are there any
>substitutes for raffia - natural materials which still have the same look?
>Thank you my friends,