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For those interested in learning about making paper from plants I've include links to my favorite books on the subject.

The Papermaker's Companion

Great reference book to learn the basics on papermaking.

 

Papermaking with Garden Plants and Common Weeds

THE reference book to learn the art of making paper from plant fiber.

 

The Art of Papermaking with Plants

Another reference book on using plants for papermaking

Papermaking: The History and Technique of an Ancient Craft

A book on the complete history of papermaking.

 

The Classic Paper Making Kit by Wooden Deckle

Papermaking deckle & mold in the perfect size of 5" x 7" for hand papermaking

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Handmade Paper from Plant Fiber

Paper samples
  • All of my paper is handmade from plant fiber.
  • The plants are all wild plants of the prairie region found in Kansas.
  • I make all of my paper in Topeka, Kansas
  • Learn About the Paper Making Process

Plant Fiber Paper Gallery

Plant Fiber Paper of the Day
Cat Tail Seed
Cat Tail Seed
  • All paper is made from 100% plant fiber.
  • My Paper Proucts Store has individual sheet of paper for sale as well as note cards and bookmarks that can be purchased..
  • Some plants used to make my paper include milkweed, mulberry, and cat-tail.
  • The types of fiber used include bast fiber found along the stem of the plant, the fiber attached to seeds, and leaf fiber such as from grasses.
  • My Plant Fiber Paper Gallery contains images of my paper made from different plant fiber and combinations of plant fibers.

 

 

Papermaking Workshop

Paper making Workshop

It's an involved process to take plants and turn them into paper, but learning the process is fascinating.

Every year I teach a workshop on making paper from native plant fiber. You'll be amazed how you can take milkweeds, grasses, and other plants and turn them into paper.

Learn more about the papermaking workshop

Site Updates

Reference Books updated (8/9/16)