Tag: Clairefontaine

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Stationery Shop Walks #5 – Toulouse

The Route Yes, Stationery Walks have gone abroad! Whilst there are many more obvious cities to start with, like that big French one with the Eiffel Tower for instance, we went a…
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Stationery Shop Walks #4 – Shoreditch, London

Liverpool Street to Shoreditch High Street The route After three stationery walks in the heart of London’s West End we decided to head out further afield in search of something different. Our…
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Stationery Shop Walks #1 – The West End – London

Oxford Circus to Covent Garden Introduction We have decided to take a different approach to reviewing stationery shops. London is a big city full of unusual independent shops, hidden history and the…
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The History Of Papermaking Part II

Click here to read Part I of the History of Papermaking Papermaking from the 18th to the 19th century Introduction In an earlier blog, we looked at the development of paper from…
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Q&A: How Do I Use A French Handwriting Exercise Book?

An Introductory Guide To How To Use Each Book And Progress Your Handwriting This is a guide to how to use the six-stages of French handwriting books from Clairefontaine. It will guide…
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Q&A: What Is Seyes Paper?

A simple explanation of how this seemingly complicated French paper ruling system is meant to work Summary It is a question that many, if not most people, will ask when confronted by…
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Q&A: Paper Rulings Explained

What are the main types of paper? You could spend all day covering every last detail of the different paper rulings that are available, but we have narrowed the choice down to…
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