Papermaking in Action

The Sunday Paper #299

February 16, 2020

Paper of the Week: A Sheet of Abaca in 1:20

I made a short video of me making a sheet of abaca. The sheet size is 18″ x 23″ and I’m making it on an old English mould that I purchased many years ago. It only takes about 1-1/2 minutes to pull and couch a sheet (I

Continue reading Papermaking in Action

A Pop-Up Valentine for You

The Sunday Paper #298

February 9, 2020

Paper of the Week: Weave Through Winter

Top left moving clockwise: Andrea Martin, Ann Kebbell, Suzanne Berland, Cynthia Reid, Susan Ruptash.

We are finishing up our 30 Days of Weave Through Winter on Valentine’s Day, and it has been such a treat to see the variety of weavings that have been created over the past few

Continue reading A Pop-Up Valentine for You

Pop-Up Paper Groundhog

The Sunday Paper #297

February 2, 2020

Paper of the Week: Kyoseishi from Washi Arts

Kyoseishi (kee-o-say-shi) is a handmade, dyed Japanese paper than has konnyaku starch kneaded into the kozo fibers to strengthen the paper. Kyoseishi means strong paper. This type of paper is known as momigami (crinkled paper). The distinctive texture comes from the process of kneading the starch into the paper.

Continue reading Pop-Up Paper Groundhog

A Cubicard Finale

The Sunday Paper #296

January 26, 2020

Paper of the Week: Jean-Paul LeConte on Paper Talk

It was such a treat to speak with Jean-Paul LeConte who runs the popular website Best Pop Up Books with his girlfriend Denice in The Netherlands. We talk about how the purchase of a copy of Robert Sabuda’s Alice in Wonderland pop-up book several years ago, led him

Continue reading A Cubicard Finale

My Colorado Paper Retreat

The Sunday Paper #295

January 19, 2020

Paper of the Week: Red Cliff Paper Retreat

Registration is now open and you are invited to my studio in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains for the 7th Annual Red Cliff Paper Retreat! The 2020 Retreat theme is Woven Paper: Books/Vessels/Lighting. Come experience a variety of papers that can be made by hand, cut, folded, stitched and woven to

Continue reading My Colorado Paper Retreat

Architecture in Paper

The Sunday Paper #294

January 12, 2020

Paper of the Week:Kozo Grid Paper

I am still messing around with the grid watermark on my mould. Once I remove it, I’m not likely to reuse it, so I’m trying to make the most of it with pulp I have on hand in the studio. This is some kozo I had hand beaten and stored in

Continue reading Architecture in Paper

The Paper Studio

The Sunday Paper #293

January 5, 2020

Happy New Year!!

Paper of the Week: Once More: Japanese Papers

You should have received an e-mail from me yesterday, with my post about the papers I picked up in Japan. Here’s another link to that post, in case you haven’t had a chance to read it.

———————————————————————————————–––––––

In the Studio: The Paper Studio

Continue reading The Paper Studio

Japan Trip – Part 3 – The Paper!

This is part three in a three-part series on my trip to Japan. You can read Part 1 here. And Part 2 here.

Here’s a short recap about the trip:

My husband Ted and I took a two-week trip to Japan in late November/early December 2019. The main reason was to visit our son, a junior in college at DePaul University in Chicago, who is

Continue reading Japan Trip – Part 3 – The Paper!

Off the Grid Paper

The Sunday Paper #292

December 29, 2019

Paper of the Week: Grid Paper

I have been playing around with my new Cricut Maker (a desktop machine that will cut watermarking material, among other things) and this is the first design I cut and made paper with. If you know anything about watermarks, the imagery cannot be too wide or the pulp slips off of

Continue reading Off the Grid Paper

Wishing You a Wonder-Filled Holiday Season

The Sunday Paper #291

December 22, 2019

Paper of the Week: Arnold Grummer’s Annual Press Sale

It’s that time of year for Arnold Grummer’s Annual Press Sale. I bought one of these last year and have used it for a traveling papermaking workshop and for book binding – it is a well-crafted, sturdy small press, and I love it! I have the larger size.

Continue reading Wishing You a Wonder-Filled Holiday Season

Subscribe to The Sunday Paper / Get These Tutorials

image

______________

Welcome!

I'm Helen Hiebert!

THE SUNDAY PAPER brings you stories and examples of people doing exciting, innovative, and beautiful things with paper, as well as link to interesting paperfacts from around the globe. Read all about it here!


Follow Me on FacebookFollow Me on PinterestFollow Me on YouTube

Featured Items

My How To Books

Join the Craft Industry Alliance

If you enjoy reading The Sunday Paper, please consider making a donation to support the delivery of interesting paper news to your inbox once a week.

Categories