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Re: Porcupine Quills



Somewhere I've seen directions for making quill pens--in caligraphy books
maybe.

Cara Kendric
Philadelphia



At 02:54 PM 9/2/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Whoever has some insight on this, please respond to the whole list!
>
>I've seen porky quills used as decorative hangy things on the ends of
>binding strings on handmade books (can't you tell I'm an expert from my
>technical language?) In fact, I think I have a few in my bead box, with
>tiny holes drilled in one end, probably by a dremel.
>
>They're beautiful. Odd I never thought of trying to write with them.
>
>Betty Steckman
>
>
>        - - - - - - -
>        > I've found some porcupine quills and would like to know if
>anyone out
>> there can explain to me how to make them into nibs that I can draw or
>> write with.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Robyn
>>
>
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