Okay, so maybe I'm late to the Washi party. Did anyone else know about this stuff? Once more, does anyone know how to make it? Surely the crafterati must have a Washi hack in their collective consciousness, right? For those of you who are also just joining the show in progress, here's the write up from Exseed Japan:
"Echizen Washi from Fukui Prefecture has over 1500 years of history. Washi was originally made from fiber threads (silk or hemp) laid flat. Isamu Tsubakihara’s Sukiori is a fusion of light fabric and Japanese paper, created without tempering the original aesthetic of washi. These two elements are brought together using only water to create, not a woven fabric, and yet neither simple washi. It is a fusion of fabric and paper – a balance between the light weight of fabric with the strength of washi. A new design is born." link.