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  • Tyvek®

    A "paper" that is made from high-density polyethylene fibers and has the characteristics of paper, film, and fabric. It can be stitched and when heated it shrinks and distorts.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 9 Sep 2009
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  • Transfer Artist Paper (TAP™)

    Paper used to create transfers with an iron. The resulting image is colorfast, washable, ironable, and stretchable. TAP can also accept drawings and designs made with crayons, markers, and coloring pencils.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 9 Sep 2009
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  • Rag paper

    The symbol of quality is still a paper that is made from 100 percent cotton rags. At one time, rag meant cotton taken exclusively from cotton textile remnants. Now very few cotton papers are made from rags, either entirely or partially. The difference between true rag papers and cotton papers made from...
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 9 Sep 2009
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  • Mulberry paper

    This paper, made from the mulberry tree, has lots of texture and its edges feather easily when wet.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 8 Sep 2009
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  • Lokta paper

    Lokta paper, or Lama-Li, is cultivated from the Daphne Bush that grows high in the Himalayan Mountain region of Nepal. Tibetan refugees create the most exquisite and versatile handmade lokta papers on the planet. Lokta has four deckled edges and is a very strong fiber. This bush completely regenerates...
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 8 Sep 2009
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  • Japanese tissue

    A strong paper that comes in different patterns and colors and can be stitched.
    Posted to Glossary by Barbara Delaney on 8 Sep 2009
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