All posts by Jenny Leslie

Eco Leaf Printing and more

I have been developing my skills eco leaf printing on paper, with an online course Eco Printing at Landsdowne House. Fortunately I had a lot of saved leaves. This is sweet chestnut leaves simmered in a log wood bath.

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An Eco Leaf Print Journal for 2021

In the last few months I have been doing a lot of eco leaf printing and a book binding course, on line. Now they have both come together and I have a journal for the New Year. The cover is watercolour paper with eco leaf prints and I have some pages with leaf prints. I […]

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Chinese Thread Books

Chinese Thread Books or Zhen Xian Bao is a traditional folk art practised by women in remote areas of south west China. They are books made of folded paper used to store embroidery threads and other small items. Ruth Smith travelled to China to research this tradition and has written books on the subject she […]

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