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« on: August 11, 2006 11:18:00 AM »

Hey all! I just started bookbinding, and I'd like to find a store that stocks handmade paper or interesting papers for book covers.

I know Dick Blick Art Materials stocks paper, but I'd like to find another source.


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« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2006 01:24:47 PM »

Paper Source in Uptown has lots of interesting paper, you should check it out.

www.paper-source.com
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« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2006 03:48:07 PM »

Paper Source is my favorite.

I also really like Paper Depot located by the Mpls Farmer's Market.  www.paperdepotinc.com  They sell some bookbinding supplies too.

Also, Anchor Paper has some handmade paper and bookbinding supplies.  www.anchorpaper.com  I have only been to the Mpls location, so I can't attest for the Plymouth or Burnsville stores.

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« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2006 07:22:10 PM »

Thanks so much! I ended up going to Dick Blick tonite, but I will try out your suggestions, too!
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« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2006 11:17:53 PM »

I like Wet Paint on Grand Ave, just west of Snelling, though it's in St. Paul, not Mpls.  I've never made books before, but I've gotten paper there for other projects.
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« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2006 12:15:12 PM »

Minnesota Center for Book Arts.
Has alot of handmade paper (even from local artists) along with other things too like marbled paper, and book binding kits.

www.mnbookarts.org
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« Reply #6 on: November 19, 2006 07:11:01 PM »

Thanks for all the tips!!
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« Reply #7 on: March 26, 2007 06:35:39 PM »

You could try to make handmade paper! Wink Its fairly easy, and very cheap!
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« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2007 06:36:38 AM »

Thanks! I am looking for book end papers. I find that handmade paper is a bit thick for that.
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