Shifu: Paper Thread Making Demonstration

Date(s) - 12/04/2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Presenter Susan Byrd will be at the library on December 4th at 4:00 p.m. to present about a unique cloth from Japan woven from paper called shifu. A demonstration of the paper threadmaking process will be given, which will include folding and cutting paper into thin strips, rolling a sheet of cut paper and spinning it into a tightly twisted thread. Examples of paper thread and cloth from Japan and other countries will be brought for show and tell.