This is Day 5 of 25 Days of Paper and Day 74 of my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project.
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 abaca handmade.
One of my favorite paper engineers is Matt Shlian, and I just discovered this paper folding segment he did for Sesame Street. It looks like he worked with the same editor I did when I was on the show twenty years ago (see my segment below)!
Matt is a folding wizard and some of his work appears in my book Playing With Paper.
About the 25 Days of Paper: I’m going to be a crazy blogger in December, featuring cool paper products, projects, blogs, books, or papers each day. Join in the fun by reading along! I’ll also post links on my FaceBook page. Enjoy the season!
About 100 x 100 Paper Weavings: On September 23, 2013, I started making 100 daily paper weavings. I’ll finish on New Year’s Eve!