Papermakers using other fiber

Uses Routinely
  1. Apilado, Loreto : I am using freshly cut abaca, virgin and waste and fresh kozo from my fiber garden at CITC, Marikina, Philippines. Other indigenous fibers like cogon grass.
  2. Ballinger, Cris : Plants harvested locally and prepared at home: New Zealand Flax, Redwood, Mardrone Oak, Wisteria and French Broom bast, Pampas Grass, Wis
  3. Barrett, Timothy :
  4. Bella, Heather : anything I can find in the yard/garden.
  5. Bolyard, Velma : botanicals from the countryside in northern new york
  6. Borgen, Alex : Linen rag, prepared in house
  7. Borgen, Alex : recycled linen or cotton fabric, common plants, grasses, daylily: I started a papermaker's garden
  8. Browne, Colin : plant fibers: lilly, agave, ginger, bird of paradise, pampas grass
  9. Bruschera, Jillian : Recycled papers
  10. Burgos, Leticia : milkweed,silkfloss tree ( fibers from fruits, seed hair) yucca, pampa grass, totora,garlic
  11. Christensen, Lisa : Plantfibers from weeds and straw
  12. Cohen, Esther : recycling old clothes: jute, linen,silk
  13. Craig, Melissa Jay : milkweed, dogbane, and many other locally harvested fibers
  14. Dilane, Ilze : linen rag fiber prepared in house, iris leaf fiber, hemp fiber
  15. Dobinson, Prue : New Zealand Flax, Bluebell, reed, bulrush, pineapple leaves,bamboo, pampas, iris, crocosmia, sissyrinchum, corn husk,nettle, willow bast, mallow bast,bracken, onion skin, rosemary, seaweed
  16. Dominic, Judy : collected plants: hosta, daylily, iris, palm, leeks, asparagus, garlic, onions
  17. Gold, Joyce : Yucca, Bamboo
  18. Gosin, Susan : Linen rag, sea weed
  19. Harding, Kerri : Sunflower stalk, banana stalk
  20. Harkins, Lisa : Any number of locally gathered garden and roadside plants. Primarily New Zealand flax, but have also used iris, cattail, canary reed grass, spartina, bulrush, crocosmia, palm, yucca, pampas, nettle, plum bast, and pigweed. Also hardy vegetable waste such as garlic and onion tops, pineapple leaves, artichoke sepals, leek tops, and banana stems.
  21. Hauser, Robert : Papermaking workshop purchased cotton rag pulp from Twinrocker as the primary supplier c. 1974-1980.
  22. Johnson, Sally : linen and flax prepared by Twinrocker
  23. Kinnee, Sandy : linen fabric - fibers prepared in house
  24. Leners, Amy : Various Garden Fibers
  25. Marinos, Jan : iris
  26. Martin, Susanne : Plant materials that would normally be tilled into the ground (from the farmers at the Greensboro Farmers Market). Also plant fibers from my garden and friend's gardens.
  27. McCausland, Linda : Garden grown plant fibers, Iris, Daylily, garlic, wheat,oat, seaweed, dune grasses
  28. Nash, Catherine : varied plants such as iris, torch ginger, heliconia, wheat straw, kenaf, ....
  29. Potter, Melissa : waste-based and plants from The Papermaker's Garden Columbia College Chicago
  30. Reeves, Dianne L. : Texas kozo (mulberry); lemongrass; ginger; ashe juniper; yucca
  31. Rocca, Kate : recycled papers and materials
  32. Schiedermayer, Kim : recycled paper fiber
  33. Siff, Elena Mary : junk mail...paper bags
  34. Sigwald, Vicky : phormium, banano,
  35. Stahl, John Roland : Kenaf, Roselle, Bagasse
  36. Takahashi, Mina : linen cloth
  37. Wilson, Christine : musa family fibres
  38. Wilson, Michelle : Vegetable fibers (artichoke, beet, leek), invasive fibers - andean pampas grass seed hair, French broom
  39. Woodward, Jenn : Junkmail & used papers
  40. gosin, sue : linen rag, prepared in house
  41. vinzani, bernie : local bast and wood barks
  42. webster, cecile : Various plant fibers from gardens, conservatories, yards highways
Uses Sometimes
  1. Buchert, Rob : Hemp and flax half-stuff.
  2. Clews, Retta : hosta, leeks
  3. Frederick, Jennie : plants from the garden
  4. Holster, Elizabeth : Linen, and a variety of plant fibers harvested in southern california
  5. Lascell, Thomas : Blue Iris
  6. Lee, Aimee : milkweed
  7. Mackin Dolan, Susan : plant fibers from local garden sources - iris, day lily, grasses
  8. Risseeuw, John : Desert plant fibers (agave, yucca, etc.), recycled mat board, recycled papers, jute (burlap or twine), bamboo, shredded money
  9. Siepser, Claire : I process fibers from various things I grow including lemongrass.
  10. Silverberg, Robbin : wheat straw, corn husk, kapok, iris, broom,
  11. Silverman, Ann Corley : recently using old linen tablecloths, rose of sharon bark, and repurposed food prep wastes (like artichoke leaf fiber and corn husks)
  12. Walp, Robert : linen rag, jute, day lily, cattail
Uses Rarely
  1. CUTTS, SUSAN : Indigenous fibres,
  2. James, Lois : local fibers such as bamboo, seaweed, grasses, iris, cypress
  3. Lascell, Tom : Linen
  4. Pandey, Radha : Pina
  5. Pearson, Nick : Bamboo, Esparto, wood pulp
  6. Rhein, Margaret : linen rag, silk fabric scraps
  7. benedis, sheila : null
  8. menard, kathryn : Iris, sunflower