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Re: [BKARTS] making fabric bookcloth



Thanks for that information.  I have some nice cloth I
will try out.

--- Pat Baldwin <patbooks@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Kathy:
>
> #1 - Right! I use PVA after I have the 'sandwich'
> ironed well. And #2 - Any
> thin/strong Japanese paper will do. You might want
> to use Kaji, Gasenshi
> Echizen, Sekishu or Unryu. Actually there's a great
> European paper called
> Tableau that I use also. It's $reasonable and quite
> strong. (It marbles
> beautifully too). It's carried by my favorite
> supplier DOLPHIN PAPERS in
> Indianapolis, http://www.dolphinpapers.com=20
> mailto:dolphinartsupply@xxxxxxx  They also carry the
> Japanese papers.=20
>
>  Patrice
>
>
>
> >
> >Two questions: 1. Once you have ironed the Stitch
> >Witchery between cloth and thin Japanese paper, do
> you
> >then use the finished product like bookcloth,
> gluing
> >it on a board, etc.  2. Is there a name for the
> thin
> >Japanese paper?  I mean, what do I ask for or look
> for
> >when ordering online?  Do you know a good online
> >source?
> >
> >(Oops!  I can't count!)
> >
> >Kathleen Wolford, Mineral Springs, PA,
> >kathleenwolford@xxxxxxxxx
> >
> >--- Pat Baldwin <patbooks@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> I make all my book cloth with any fabric that
> suits
> >> me by just the same
> >> method. However, the sewing product called
> "Stitch
> >> Witchery" has a better
> >> 'hold' than Wonder Under. I sandwich it between
> the
> >> cloth and a thin piece
> >> of Japanese paper. The secret is to iron it on
> >> thoroughly - slowly over and
> >> over on medium heat. I've done this with marbled
> >> silk too, and it works
> >> beautifully.
> >>
> >> Patrice Baldwin
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> ...>I took a bookarts class at the Women's Studio
> >> Workshop in Rosendale NY
> >> this
> >> >past summer and we learned how to make bookcloth
> >> out of anything by using a
> >> >fusible bonding called Wonder Under ...
> >> "I hear and I forget.
> >> I see and I remember.
> >> I do and I understand."
> >>               Lau Tsu
> >>
>
>________________________________________________________
> >> Pat Baldwin (805)352-0202
> >>
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>
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