Papermaking at 13:00: DIY Papermaking from Home

Event Info

This class will take place on:
Friday, December 4, 2020 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST

Jazmine Catasús invites participants to learn how to make their own paper with materials and equipment that can be found in most households or hardware stores. The instructor will demonstrate how to build a mould and deckle, make pulp, and pull and press handmade sheets.

There are a total of 100 spots open in this workshop.

If you cannot comfortably pay tuition but are interested in taking this class, please consider filling out our financial assistance application here. This application should be completed three weeks before the workshop’s start date.

Students will need the following materials:

  • 8 Stretcher Bars*
  • Water-based polyurethane
  • Window screen
  • Staple gun and staples
  • Duct tape
  • Scissors
  • Bucket
  • Vat**
  • Blender
  • Recycled Paper***
  • Water
  • Sheets of cotton or cotton blend fabric 1-2 inches larger around mould/deckle

*2 equal sets of 4 stretcher bars should be small enough to fit into the vat with plenty of room to move around//3in-4in all around with ease
**Vats: Any type of large plastic vessel, such as storage room containers, at least 6 in. deep
*** Old Notebooks paper, envelope, letters, tissue paper, paper towels, egg cartons

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