Silk Paper

There are various ways of making silk paper and different textile artists use different mediums and adhesive. Experimentation with this technique will allow development of ideas and suggest ways in which you can make your silk paper specific to your own project.


This blog, joggle.com has a tutorial which shows you how to make a layered paper with bright colours.

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Silk tops ready for wetting out.


Hilary McCarthy, The Artful Stitcher has made a helpful guide to using silk fibres and cocoon strippings.





These two Youtube videos show a thorough demonstration of making silk paper.