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Handmade paper - linen rag

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I recycle linen from the Scalpay weaving shed in the Western Isles.  Using my home made ‘hollander beater’ I process the waste linen threads and woven linen scraps to make one-off piece, including log books and paper clothes.

Keywords

paper, handmade paper, linen

Disciplines

Textiles, Paper

Materials

Paper
Seafarers jacket
Photographer: Joanne B Kaar
I recycle linen from the Scalpay weaving shed in the Western Isles. Using my home made 'hollander beater' I process the waste linen threads and woven linen scraps to make one-off piece, including log books and paper clothes.
Paper Wrappers and Herbarium sheets.
Photographer: Joanne B Kaar
I recycle linen from the Scalpay weaving shed in the Western Isles. Using my home made 'hollander beater' I process the waste linen threads and woven linen scraps to make one-off piece, including log books and paper clothes.
Log book for a Seafarer.
Photographer: Joanne B Kaar
I recycle linen from the Scalpay weaving shed in the Western Isles. Using my home made 'hollander beater' I process the waste linen threads and woven linen scraps to make one-off piece, including log books and paper clothes.
'Log book' - Westland 1879 maiden voyage.
Photographer: Joanne B Kaar
I recycle linen from the Scalpay weaving shed in the Western Isles. Using my home made 'hollander beater' I process the waste linen threads and woven linen scraps to make one-off piece, including log books and paper clothes.
Ditty bag.
Photographer: Joanne B Kaar
I recycle linen from the Scalpay weaving shed in the Western Isles. Using my home made 'hollander beater' I process the waste linen threads and woven linen scraps to make one-off piece, including log books and paper clothes.

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