It Reached Out and Grabbed Me!

The Sunday Paper #308

April 19, 2020

Paper of the Week: Assorted Decorative Sheets I have assembled 10 sets of these lovely decorative sheets, ranging in size from 3 x 8 inches to 9 x 12 inches. This set of twenty papers includes two handmade sheets by yours truly + a selection of decorative sheets from around the world. Click here to read more and

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Cabin Fever

The Sunday Paper #307

April 12, 2020

Paper of the Week: Momigami I have been making momigami over the past few years – a paper that is coated with konnyaku (devil’s tongue root powder mixed with water), and I have accumulated a small stash. I have four similar sets of momigami for sale, and the first person to order a set gets a free copy

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Book Lights

The Sunday Paper #306

April 5, 2020

Paper of the Week: Book Light Times, they are a changing! I’ll be listing papers or paper objects each week until business gets back to normal, or a new normal. I created three of these book lights as samples for my upcoming online class Flexible Book Structures. These are available on my website in The Paper Shop. Thanks

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Snail Mail

The Sunday Paper #305

March 29, 2020

Paper of the Week: See Through Assortment Times, they are a changing! I’ll be listing a few sets of paper each week until business gets back to normal, or a new normal. Limited quantities of this See Through Assortment are available on my website in The Paper Shop. Thanks to those of you who made purchases last week!

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Paper Pastries

The Sunday Paper #304

March 22, 2020

Paper of the Week: Abaca Leather + Thick Abaca Can you see the difference between these two abaca sheets? It appears subtle in these photos, but they are quite different. Limited quantities of these abaca leather and thick abaca sheets are available on my website in The Paper Shop.

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In the Studio:

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Making & Baking

The Sunday Paper #303

This issue of The Sunday Paper is dedicated to my sweet father-in-law, Pete, who passed away this week at the age of 92.

March 15, 2020

Paper of the Week: Dare I mention TP?

My husband fell in love with Japanese toilets last fall and decided to get me one for Christmas. I wasn’t so sure what I thought of

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Read Me Like A Book

The Sunday Paper #302

March 8, 2020

Paper of the Week: Flexible Book Structures + Paper Kit

We are going to be exploring a variety of unique papers in my upcoming online class, Flexible Book Structures. We’ll apply konnyaku to Korean hanji to make momigami, stain Tyvek, create a book light with hanji and Japanese linen, a scroll with a leathery paper called Kraft

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Peace Postcards

The Sunday Paper #301

March 1, 2020

Paper of the Week:

I was focusing on abaca over on instagram this week, where I shared several works I’ve created over the years with this incredible, shrinking, sculptural material. Abaca is banana plant waste that I grind into a mushy malleable pulp and turn into sheets of paper which are smooth enough to draw on, supple enough

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Water Paper Time

The Sunday Paper #300

February 23, 2020

Paper of the Week: Tant Origami Paper

Two contributors to the book I’m writing recommended Tant origami paper, which I’d never heard of before. But you know how when you hear about something, it starts appearing everywhere? I was talking to a paper distributor a few weeks ago who told me that Tant is packaged in Echizen,

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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

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