100: The End

This is Day 100 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project! The end of a journey! Thank you for following along and remember that you can always click on that link above to view all of the weavings in one place.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #100, 13″ x 11″, $100

I looked up quotes about the word journey and

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2: Day by Day; Line by Line

This is Day 99 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project. NINETY-NINE!

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #99, 12″ x 12″, $100

When I was a child, I used to make drawings similar to this weaving. I would fill a sheet of paper with a long squiggly line that crossed itself several times. Then I would draw parallel lines inside of

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3: In the Beginning

This is Day 98 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project. After 98 days, the challenge of naming these posts has gotten to me!

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #97, 10″ x 8″, $100

I made this weaving to marry these two papers. The pattern on the brown one is a van dyke print I made on handmade abaca. I

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Checkered Paper

This is Day 97 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project. Soon, dear readers, you won’t be seeing me everyday in your in box! I’ll be going back to my weekly posts on Tuesdays.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #97, 20″ x 14″, $100

I love making paper from abaca, and I often call it the incredible translucent shrinking material.

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5: Weaving Strip by Strip

This is Day 96 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #96, 18″ x 12″, $100

This weaving is a combination of a sheet of Cave Paper’s Walnut paper and Steve Pittelkow’s hand marbled. I’m winding my way to the end of this project. Wow, 100 days feels like a long time in some

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6: And Counting

This is Day 95 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #95, 12″ x 10″, $100

This is a weaving of a sheet of paper I received in the mail from Ann Alexander from Prescott, Arizona. She made the sheet by couching a drawn-on linen fiber piece onto a piece of corrugated roof. Can you

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Merry Day 25!

Hooray! This is Day 25 of the 25 Days of Paper! Merry Christmas. I’ve shared this card before, but I hope that some of you will enjoy it for the first time, and those of you who have seen it will enjoy it again! And it is Day 94 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

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Paper Snow

This is Day 24 of the 25 Days of Paper and Day 93 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #93, 16″ x 13″, $100

    Merry Merry! ‘Tis the night before Christmas and I went skiing all day. This is a weaving of a paper called Melook from Graphic Products/Black Ink and

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Paper Wrapping

This is Day 23 of the 25 Days of Paper and Day 92 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #92, 11″ x 11″, $100

    This is a weaving of two different Shizen Designs. These are silkscreen printed in India on handmade paper. Is anyone wrapping gifts today? We don’t have a big tradition,

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Paper Mandala

This is Day 22 of the 25 Days of Paper and Day 91 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #91, 11″ x 11″, $100

  I was thinking about mandalas this morning, and this is what became of it! I wove a paste paper by Susan Kristoferson and a sheet of batiked paper

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Paper Solstice

This is Day 21 of the 25 Days of Paper and Day 90 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #90, 12″ x 9″, $100

Happy Solstice everyone! Here is a paper star to brighten the shortest day of the year. The paste paper was donated by Candy Wooding and it is woven with

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Cut Paper

This is Day 19 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 88 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #88, 15″ x 10″, $100

This is a sheet of Tom Leech’s marbled paper woven with strips of a lace paper from Hiromi Paper. All of this cutting of paper has me thinking about Elsa

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Paper that Pops

This is Day 18 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 87 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #87, 19″ x 14″, $100

This textured paper is made in Ghana from 100% Ghanaian mullberry pulp, grown in the rural areas around the city of Kumasi, in the Asanti Region. The papers are the

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International Paper

This is Day 17 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 86 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #86, 13″ x 8″, $100

I received this piece of paper from Susan Mackin Dolan, a paper artist who lives near me. This particular piece was a test sheet for an edition she made as

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Paper Light

This is Day 16 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 85 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #85, 18″ x 12″, $150

This background paper is Cave Paper and reminds me of the time I spent in the Southwest – my father was a nuclear physicist conducting research in Los Alamos, NM

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Puzzle Paper

This is Day 15 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 84 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #84 12″ x 12″, $100

I love taking things apart and figuring out how they work. I also enjoy looking at things and deconstructing them in my mind. I destroyed the original design of this

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Paper on My Bookshelf

This is Day 14 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 83 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #83 12″ x 10″, $100

This weaving features three papers: golden leaves on emerald, from Graphic Products/Black Ink; my own handmade cotton paper with shredded money inclusions – perhaps money does grow on trees; and

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Weaving to Connect

This is Day 13 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 82 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #82, 14″ x 9″, $100

This is a weaving of a mystery paper with a sheet from Hiromi Paper’s asarakusui series. Today, I’m stretching the definition of a weaving, but I think you can you

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Paper Moons & Balloons

This is Day 12 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 81 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #81, 10″ x 11″, $100

This weaving combines a gray momigami from Hiromi Paper, Inc. and Hook Pottery Paper’s Moon paper. Moon is a 100% cotton using black and white pulp. This is not a

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Fundraising for Paper

This is Day 11 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 80 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #80, 8-1/2″ x 9″, $100

I’ve had this sheet of pleated abaca in my pile of papers to be woven almost since the beginning. Finally today I was inspired to weave it with this green

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Paper on Pinterest

This is Day 10 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 79 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #79, 11″ x 11″, $100

I’d group this in the psychodelic paper weavings category. This one features a paste paper by Kristoferson Studio woven with Graphic Products Corp/Black Ink’s Momi-tsunami. Pinterest is an excellent tool for storing

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Where Paper Comes From

This is Day 9 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 78 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #78, 10″ x 8″, $100

I received a note from a paper artist whom I see annually at the meeting of the Friends of Dard Hunter (a national hand papermaking organization). Marjorie Tomchuk creates embossed

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Collaborations in Paper

This is Day 8 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 77 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #77, 18″ x 12″, $100

I love the intensity of Cave Paper‘. This is their walnut paper with several layers of walnut dye coating the paper, producing a leather-like tone. The rich tone makes a nice backdrop

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Name That Paper Contest!

This is Day 7 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 76 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project. IT’S CONTEST TIME! Name one or both of the papers featured in this weaving to be entered into a drawing to receive the paper remnants. To enter, read the instructions below.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #76, 12″ x 12″,

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Paper Down Under

This is Day 6 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 75 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project. I’m 3/4 of the way done!

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #75, 10″ x 8″, $100

I have to admit that the photos of some of these weavings just don’t do them justice. I wish you could see them in

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Paper on Sesame Street!

This is Day 5 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 74 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #74, 10″ x 18″, $100

I love how some paper looks like cloth, folded and creased so many times. This is a hand dyed itajame paper by Susan Kristoferson woven with another air dried crinkled

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Paper in Motion

This is Day 4 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 73 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #73, 14″ X 10″, $100

Anyone who knows me well is aware of my obsession with abaca. It is a fiber from the banana plant that takes a beating well: the more you beat it,

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Social Paper

This is Day 3 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 72 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project. This is one of the first paper weavings I made, ever! It is about 20 years old and is pure linen paper. Linen is really hard to work with, but makes lovely translucent and crisp paper. I added the cut-out windows today and glued the

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Pop-Up!

This is Day 2 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 71 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project. Here is the weaving, which is a cyanotype on handmade cotton paper woven with a circle of Brazlian Banana from Hiromi Paper.

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #71, 10″ x 8″, $100

Today, I’m featuring a pop-up artist from the

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25 Days of Paper/Year 2

I’m doing another 25 Days of Paper to celebrate the season of giving by sharing the wonders of paper. Each day I’ll highlight an aspect of paper as well as one of my paper weavings (today is day #70 of 100 x 100 Paper Weavings). I invite you to interact with me during these 25 days by sharing what you know about the topics in

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#65, Can I Retire?

You can always view all of the 100 x 100 paper weavings in one place, by clicking here. Today’s post is mostly visual! #62

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #62, 8″ x 10″, $100

Handmade cotton and abaca papers with pseudo watermarks. #63

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #63, 10″ x 8″, $100

Candy Wooding‘s

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Weaving a House

You can always view all of the 100 x 100 paper weavings in one place, by clicking here. #59

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #59, 10″ x 8″, $100

This weaving features two papers from Graphic Products Corp/Black Ink: the Dragon Beasts paper is a handmade lokta paper (made from the fiber of the daphne plant in Nepal) which I

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A Butterfly, a Fan, an Egg & a Bottle...

First up, a quick shout out that my Shadow Lantern Kits are now available! Click here to read all about them, and feel free to spread the word. Thank you! #55

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #55, 10″ x 10″, $100

I’m participating in something called a “Folded Form Exchange” at the College Book Art Association’s meeting in January. The

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Two-Sided Weaving

Star Shadow Screen, © Helen Hiebert 2013

Let’s talk about something other than weavings for a moment! I’ve spent the week getting ready to launch a new product, the Shadow Lantern KIt. This is one of the first projects I designed for my book Paper Illuminated (and the lantern is versatile, unfolding to become a screen, as you see above). I’m excited to share

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And the Winner is …

Congratulations to Kath Thomas of bookbarnkat studios for winning the giveaway! Be sure to check out Kath’s link – she has just opened a new bookbinding, restoration and teaching studio in Florence, Italy, and will be announcing 2014 classes shortly. And stay tuned, there will be more paper scraps to incorporate into another giveaway soon! #48

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper

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Reading Between the Lines

#45

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #45, 10″ x 10″, $100

I have to admit that I keep thinking I’ll run out of ideas of how to weave paper, but so far, so good. I also thought that I would do a few series within the 100 days, and perhaps that will come, but at this point I’m still enjoying

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Strip by Strip

This is your last reminder on the blog to participate in my giveaway for lots of pretty papers! The raffle ends November 12th. #41

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #41, 11″ x 8″, $100

I made a marbling sampler, because Steve Pittelkow sent me such an amazing array of his marbled papers. Look at the variety of marbling styles he

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The Key to My Heart

The title for this post was hard to decide on. I debated between this and “40 Days and 40 Nights” because today is day 40! Don’t forget to enter the Giveaway if you haven’t already. The pile of papers just keeps growing! #38

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #38, 11″ x 7″, $100

In 2011, I co-taught a class at

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Paper Giveaway!

Decorative paper pieces from 100 x 100 Paper Weavings

I’m hosting a rafflecopter giveaway and invite you to join in on the fun! One lucky winner will receive an envelope full of incredible paper pieces that I’ve accumulated over the course of 100 x 100 Paper Weavings. This photo shows only a small portion of the prize… take a look through all of

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Acquiring Fine Papers

#31

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #31, 10″ x 8″, $100

There are so many places to find and acquire papers! Do you make or decorate them yourself, do you purchase them at a store, do you buy from a warehouse or dealer? I’ve listed the companies that have contributed paper for this project in a sidebar on my web

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Weaving in the Midwest

#27

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #27, 18″ x 9″, $100

I’ll make this brief, because I’m traveling and quite busy, but I have managed to make a weaving each day here in Missouri. I flew to St. Louis for the annual meeting of the Friends of Dard Hunter. Click the link to find out more about this renaissance man,

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The Physics of Weaving

#24

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings, #24, 14″ x 8″, SOLD

Hello from St. Louis, where I arrived today to attend the annual meeting of The Friends of Dard Hunter. I’m staying in a cute boutique hotel called The Moonrise, where all of the artwork pertains to … the moon! This project has been more nostalgic than I anticipated. I

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Weaving Through Life

#20

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings #20, 9″ x 4″ x 4″, $200

I took a workshop at the Newport Paper Arts Festival years ago with Patty Grass on making batiked paper. I happened to be in touch with Patty recently and she generously contributed this lovely blue paper. The technique is interesting: she used white kozo paper, parafin wax

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Warp, Weft, Watermark, Wood

#17

© Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings #17, 10″ x 8″, $100

There are definitely a few crazy things that you find on the shelves in a paper store. This thin wood veneer caught my eye when I was working on my book Playing With Paper, but I didn’t find an opportunity to use it for the book. When looking through

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Her Fearful Symmetry

I have a fond recollection of this paper. I think it must be one of the first papers that I owned; perhaps purchased on a brief trip to Japan in 1989. I recognized it immediately in Paper Connection International‘s catalog, and I couldn’t resist getting a piece. The company, along with several other companies listed here, have generously donated papers for this project.

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Weave, Wove, Wove

Fall colors in Red Cliff

Doing something daily is meditative, like watching the leaves change colors. Doesn’t it seem like it just happens? One day everything is green and the next – boom: yellow, gold, orange, rust … What if we just sat down and watched the colors change? It would take a long time! Thanks to everyone who participated in the drawing

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Art on the Walls

#6

© 2013 Helen Hiebert, 100 x 100 Paper Weavings #6, 10″ x 8″, $100

I taught a workshop at Walking Mountains Science Center last week, and when I inquired whether they had any paper (I stressed that it could be their trash) they gave me a lovely old topographic map of the state of Colorado. This is paired with an old book

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By the Light of the Moon

©2013 Helen Hiebert

The Morgan Conservatory of Art, a fantastic papermaking institution in Cleveland, Ohio, indirectly inspired the 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project. Early this summer, they sent me two pieces of handmade paper and requested that I make a piece for their auction. After studying both papers, I decided that weaving would be a good way to join them, and the

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100 x 100 Paper Weavings

I launched my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings project yesterday, and I’ll be creating a small paper weaving each day for the next 99 days. You can read more about my thinking behind the project here and sign up to receive my blog updates by entering your e-mail in the subscribe box at the right. Today is Day 2. #1

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