Shizen Screen Printed Papers

The Sunday Paper #256

April 21, 2019

Paper of the Week: Shizen Screen Printed Papers

Shizen Design papers are manufactured by hand in India. These papers are made from t-shirt cotton waste, and the huge variety of patterns are screen printed. These papers are acid-free, distributed by Shizen Design in Kansas City, and are available through a variety of retailers, including Artists & Craftsmen and

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Paper Twine / Paper Yarn

The Sunday Paper #255

April 14, 2019

Congratulations to the two winners of the April Giveaway. Janet Lee and Jen Reardon will each receive a copy of Shawn Sheehy’s new pop-up book, Beyond the Sixth Extinction! Look for another giveaway next month!

Paper of the Week: PaperPhine

Welcome to the world of paper twine and paper yarn. These strands have long been forgotten, yet they

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Criss Cross Accordion

The Sunday Paper #254

April 7, 2019

Paper of the Week: French Construction Paper

Hedi Kyle turned me onto French Paper. This is a family owned business that has been manufacturing paper for more than 140 years in Niles, Michigan. Remaining as one of the last, small, independent mills in America, French Paper has learned to take their direction from customers, not corporate consultants. How

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Stardream Paper

The Sunday Paper #253

March 31, 2019

Paper of the Week: Stardream Quartz Metallic

When I was in Dallas recently, I visited the ceiling installation that Paper For Water created for the Crow Asian Art Museum. They used this Stardream Quartz Metallic paper, which comes in 16 iridescent colors in both text and cover weights. Paper For Water volunteers folded more than 200 of these

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Itajime Paper

The Sunday Paper #252

March 24, 2019

Paper of the Week: Itajime

These colorful itajime papers caught my eye recently. They are created at Awagami Factory in Japan… ooh la la!

Itajime shibori is a shaped-resist technique. Traditionally done with fabric, but also in paper, the cloth (or paper) is sandwiched between two pieces of wood, which are held in place with string. More

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Cloud Paper

The Sunday Paper #251

March 17, 2019

Congratulations to the Wade Brickhouse, the winner of the Colophon Book Arts Supply Giveaway!

Paper of the Week: Japanese Cloud Paper

Made from 10% kozo and 90% manila hemp, this cream colored translucent paper features a dreamy cloud like pattern created with soft fibers that “float” throughout the paper. Machine made in a light weight of 27

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Circle Fold Kit Giveaway!

The Sunday Paper #250

March 10, 2019

Paper of the Week: Colophon Book Arts Circle Fold Kit

In honor of this month’s paper Twelve Months of Paper project (see below), Colophon Book Arts Supply is giving away a small kit that will allow you to make circles and folds then stick them together! A bow compass will create circles in any size, the scissors for

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Vegan Watercolor Paper

The Sunday Paper #249

March 3, 2019

Paper of the Week: Watercolor Paper

Oblation Papers & Press has just released a new product: handmade watercolor paper. This soft-white paper is ph-neutral, made from 100% recycled cotton and crafted by hand in their Portland, OR shop. This latest product makes Oblation the only company to manufacture watercolor paper on the west coast, and one of the

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Handmade Paper for Sale!

The Sunday Paper #248

February 24, 2019

Paper of the Week: Online Paper Sale!

Twice a year, I clear out my flat files and you get a paper sale. Treat yourself to unique handmade papers that you won’t find anywhere else in the world! Everything is discounted – yippee! The sale ends next Sunday, but there are limited quantities for each package, so order now

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Honeycomb Paper

The Sunday Paper #247

February 17, 2019

Paper of the Week: Envelope Light Catcher

If you have a copy of the Twelve Months of Paper Calendar, have you created the February project, the envelope light catcher?

If you don’t have a copy of the calendar, I wrote a guest blog post on how to make these a couple of months ago for Stencil Girl

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