Watermarks at Penland

The Sunday Paper #281 October 13, 2019

Paper of the Week: The Paper Year Don’t forget to pre-order your copy of The Paper Year. They start shipping this week. Stock up early for holiday gift giving or treat yourself to a year-long adventure in paper. There’s a FREE GIFT for everyone who orders by Tuesday!

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Out of the Studio: A Watermarked One-Sheet

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The Paper Year is Here!

The Sunday Paper #280 October 6, 2019

Paper of the Week: The Paper Year It’s a busy week over here… lots of news below! Hooray, it’s time to pre-order your copy of The Paper Year, and there’s a free gift if you place your order by October 15th! Click through to watch the video .

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In the Studio: It’s GIVEAWAY Time!

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Flabacadabra!

The Sunday Paper #279 September 29, 2019

Paper of the Week: This post got lots of attention over on facebook this week. I made this whispy thin and lusciously translucent flabaca (flax/abaca blend). We got a good laugh out of that name at the Red Cliff Paper Retreat, but then I was reminded that I had heard the word flabaca before (from another papermaker, of

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Scary Pop-Ups + Soul Boxes

The Sunday Paper #278 September 22, 2019

Paper of the Week: Abaca: The Incredible Shrinking Translucent Sculptural Material We had a blast at the 6th annual Red Cliff Paper Retreat! I love the in depth bonds that 14 artists can form during a week together as we share meals, learn about each other, make paper, and explore new techniques and ideas with likeminded people in

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Look Inside

The Sunday Paper #277 September 15, 2019

Paper of the Week: Look Inside Last weekend, I was a guest artist at Anything Wright Farms, a library in Denver, for their 10th Anniversary event, Sparkopolis. I set up my installation, Look Inside, between the bookshelves, creating an alley that visitors walked into. They were invited to ponder and write about the way they see themselves, to

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The Paper Year is Coming Soon!

The Sunday Paper #276 September 8, 2019

Paper of the Week: The Paper Year! I received a printed proof of The Paper Year this week and had to make a video to show it to you! Marketing people tell me to make short videos, but I trust that you, dear reader, have a long enough attention span to watch and listen to me for 2

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Bookbinding Anime

The Sunday Paper #275 September 1, 2019

Paper of the Week: Twinrocker Handmade Paper It’s been a whirlwind week with visits to my parents-in-law, dropping our daughter off at Augustana College, lecturing at the Herron School of Art and Design in Indianapolis and a trip to Dolphin Papers. A highlight was a visit to Twinrocker Handmade Paper, where I spent a few hours with the

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Verso Jewelry on Paper Talk

The Sunday Paper #274 August 25, 2019

Paper of the Week: Melanie Brauner’s Paper Jewelry Melanie Brauner is an artist in the Pacific Northwest who makes lovely hand dipped paper & metal jewelry. She grew up around artists, makers and craftspeople, and she never questioned whether she could be an artist and make a living. She learned to make paper with me at the Oregon

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Putting Pen to Paper

The Sunday Paper #273 August 18, 2019

Paper of the Week: Arnold Grummer’s® Arnold Grummer’s®, the August sponsor of the Twelve Months of Paper, offers easy and successful paper making kits and supplies to use at home, school, and in the community. August 19th is Arnold Grummer’s birthday. To celebrate, the company is offering two Birthday Specials during August: FREE SHIPPING on orders over $25*.

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Online Handmade Paper Sale!

The Sunday Paper #272 August 11, 2019

Online Paper Sale!

Twice a year, I have an on-line paper sale, and the Summer 2019 sale begins now! Click here to check out the five paper packages featuring flat flax, Papillon Paper notebooks, flax leather, The Maker’s Paper: Sound Blocks and paper cloth. The sale runs now through next Sunday, August 18th. Quantities are limited, so order

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Jocelyn Chateauvert on Paper Talk

The Sunday Paper #271 August 4, 2019

Paper of the Week: Online Paper Sale Preview

Watch the short preview video for my online paper sale which begins next Sunday! Discover unique handmade papers you won’t find anywhere else in the world!

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In The Studio: Jocelyn Chateauvert on Paper Talk

Jocelyn Chateauvert making paper at the 2014 IAPMA Congress in Fabriano,

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Patchwork Paper

The Sunday Paper #270 July 28, 2019 (Happy 20th to our son Will)

Paper of the Week:

I wanted to use up some of my paper scraps and came up with a plan to make patchwork papers (there is a fantastic–and very different–tradition in Korea called bojagi). I had an intern compose/design the layout of the sheets, and then he applied a layer of

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Meet the Pulparazzi!

The Sunday Paper #269 July 21, 2019

Paper of the Week: Italian Crepe Paper

The July project in the Twelve Months of Paper Calendar is a Crepe Paper Flower. Have you created yours? This isn’t the crepe paper you’re thinking of (those rolls of streamers used for decorating staircases and dangling from ceilings). This new top-of-the-line 180 gram Italian crepe paper is thick, pliable and

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Peace Paper on Paper Talk

The Sunday Paper #268 July 14, 2019 Congratulations to Lou Ellen Plummer from North Carolina for winning last week’s giveaway. Thanks to everyone else for participating!

Paper of the Week: Peace Paper

Drew Matott, who runs Peace Paper Project is on Paper Talk this week! Like so many papermakers I talk to, Drew stumbled upon the medium by chance. Drew is the co-founder of

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A Flock of Paper Cranes Giveaway

The Sunday Paper #267 July 7, 2019

Paper of the Week: RCWAMP Giveaway!

This month’s giveaway includes a “flock” of mini-origami cranes, four sheets of lokta paper in dark brown and cream, and a lovely floral picture frame with places to hold three pictures. This prize is generously donated by the Robert C. Williams Museum of American Papermaking in Atlanta, GA. Click here to enter!

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Read a REAL Book!

The Sunday Paper #266 June 30, 2019

Paper of the Week: Kraft Tex Paper

Is it paper or cloth? It’s hard to get the specs on what kraft tex is made of, but it is a papery material that you can throw in your washing machine! It comes on a bolt, like fabric, and it feels like something between paper and leather. It cuts more

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Papillon Papers

The Sunday Paper #265 June 23, 2019

Paper of the Week: Papillon Papers

I recently interviewed the proprietors of Papillon Papers on Paper Talk (see below). Here you see one of their beautiful old/new designs. They cut the block and hand printed a design they resurrected from the 18th century on Indian cotton rag handmade paper.

Italian diamond block printed sheet from Papillon

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Washi

The Sunday Paper #264 June 16, 2019 Congratulations to Selena Dixon from Dallas for winning last week’s giveaway. Thanks to everyone else for participating! Happy Father’s Day! Both of my kiddos are traveling home this weekend, and I reminded them to bring home a little something for their pop. A string of texts ensued, with one saying they were going to one-up the other in

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Origami Paper Giveaway

The Sunday Paper #263 June 9, 2019

Paper of the Week: Origami Paper Giveaway

The June project in the Twelve Months of Paper Calendar is an origami Candy Dish, designed by Trinity Adams of Paper For Water. This giveaway features a selection of origami papers that are printed with Japanese chiyogami paper patterns on one side, and a matching color on the other side. It

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The Rhinoceros Project

The Sunday Paper #262 June 2, 2019

Paper of the Week: Double Sided Origami Paper

When I was in Korea about 10 years ago, I went to an amazing paper store in Seoul that had more origami paper than I could even imagine. I’m guessing there are shops like that in Japan (I’m finally planning to visit in 2020 to attend the IAPMA Congress). But

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Paper In the Field

The Sunday Paper #261 May 26, 2019

Paper of the Week: Paper In the Field

My friend and colleague Andrea Peterson has a new book out, called In The Field (available via this link or by calling Hook Pottery Paper at 219.362.9478). Andrea has been living and working with plant fibers she grows and collects for over 20 years on her farm in northwest Indiana.

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Have Abaca, Will Travel

The Sunday Paper #260 May 19, 2019

Paper of the Week: High Shrinkage Abaca

Here’s a photo of a collection of pieces in progress made from high shrinkage abaca. This fiber will never cease to amaze me, and I had a fun weekend sharing my love with a group in Boulder (read on).

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Out of the Studio

Last weekend I was in

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A Paper Wedding Dress

The Sunday Paper #259 Congratulations to Ashisha from Santa Fe for winning last week’s giveaway. Thanks to everyone else for participating! May 12, 2019

Paper of the Week: Japanese Linen Happy Mother’s Day to each and every one of you; if you aren’t a mother, you have a mother! It’s May, and we are still having snow storms here in the high country. Have you

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Five Years of The Sunday Paper!

The Sunday Paper #258 May 4, 2019

Paper of the Week: The Sunday Paper

Wow, was it really five years ago this month that I started The Sunday Paper? I have so much fun collecting and sharing all sorts of fun facts about paper with you!

Happy Birthday

to The Sunday Paper!

I put this blurb at the top

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Gossamer Paper

The Sunday Paper #257 April 28, 2019

Paper of the Week: Berlin Tissue (gossamer) Paper You know how sometimes you know what a word means, but you wouldn’t really know how to describe it if someone asked you? I looked up gossamer, and even lovelier images than I already had in my head came into view: a fine, filmy substance consisting of cobwebs spun by

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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 modern

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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 Talk.

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Folding as Tech

The Sunday Paper #246 February 10, 2019

Paper of the Week: Risographed Prints by Kelli Anderson

Kelli Anderson, author This Book is a Planetarium, shares some of her genius with us again in a sheet of printed and scored paper. She’s created a folder of pre-scored auxetic folding patterns (yup, I had to look that up too: structures or materials that when stretched, become thicker

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Reversible Paper

The Sunday Paper #245

February 3, 2019

Paper of the Week: Reversible Unryu

I love momigami (crumpled paper, traditionally used to make clothing and other items in Japan). This is an affordable commercial variety that is double-sided and cloth-like. It comes in black/red, which you see here, and is also available in four other colorways (sienna/cherry, brown/chiri, white/cream and blue/lime). I folded a strip of

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Aimee Lee on Paper Talk

The Sunday Paper #244

January 27, 2019

Paper of the Week: Cavellini & Co. Wrap & Posters

I see paper everywhere. My local bookstore has a rack of papers that are meant to be gift wrap. This is high quality gift wrap printed on archival paper in Italy. I’m not sure I could use this to wrap a gift! Cavallini & Co. has hundreds of

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Dutch Ornamental Sheets

The Sunday Paper #243

January 20, 2019

Paper of the Week: Dutch Ornamental Sheets

I read about Papillon Papers on the Book Arts Listserv this week, a company run by Madeleine and Vernon Wiering, a daughter and father design team. They call themselves design archaeologists: they dig through the past to find designs and decorated papers and resurrect them by reproducing and reimagining these often

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Kaleidoscope Leaves

The Sunday Paper #242

January 13, 2019

Paper of the Week: Kaleidoscope Leaves

I was in Denver last week and stopped by Mulberry Paper & More’s warehouse. This is a unique online retail store that sells full sheets of paper, but if you don’t want (or need) a full sheet, you can get them in smaller sizes: 6″ x 6″, 8-1/2″ x 11″ and 12″

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Mabel Grummer on Paper Talk

The Sunday Paper #241

January 6, 2019

Paper of the Week: Arnold Grummers

I had the opportunity to meet with and interview Mabel Grummer & Kim Schiedermayer, wife and daughter of Arnold Grummer, in October for Paper Talk. We talked about Grummer’s career, which eventually led to the family business that Kim still runs today, providing papermaking kits and supplies to educators and artists. Arnold

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2018 Reflections + Looking Forward to 2019

The Sunday Paper #240

December 30, 2018

Papers of the Week: Crystal Metal & Electric Zigzag Lokta

I’m reviewing my 100 x 100 Days of Paper Weaving Project from 2013 (some of you followed my blog back then where I kept a pseudo diary about the project). I started The Sunday Paper shortly after that project. Those 100 weavings are the inspiration behind my upcoming

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Happiest + Merriest + a Ho Ho to You!

The Sunday Paper #239

December 23, 2018 Happy Holidays Everyone!

Paper of the Week: French Paper

I have long been fascinated with the multitude of ways that one sheet of paper can be transformed. Here’s a tree I’ve been engineering over the past couple of weeks. It is made from one sheet of 8-1/2″ x 11″ French Paper. When I interviewed Hedi Kyle &

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Paper Gift Guide

The Sunday Paper #238

December 16, 2018

Paper of the Week: BookLove

Bring your own books to life by signing up to BookLove with Rachel Hazell in January. Let this be a gift to yourself – your first passion project of 2019. You’ll choose the paper, the content, the words and design. Grow your repertoire of techniques as BookLove unfolds over two full weeks

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Helen Hiebert Studio Gift Guide

Here’s an overview of the paper-related products and services that are available on my site (some are free, yay)! These offerings range from films and how-to books, to my blog The Sunday Paper and podcast Paper Talk, to a selection of my artist’s books, my upcoming online workshop Weave Through Winter and the only event in my own studio, the annual Red Cliff Paper Retreat.

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Weave Through Winter

The Sunday Paper #237

December 9, 2018 (Happy Birthday to my dear hubby)!

Paper of the Week: Paper Weaving

I’m super excited to announce my new online class which will debut in the New Year. In the Weave Through Winter classroom, we’ll be creating a daily practice as we explore a variety of papers and weaving techniques. Commit to 30 minutes of creativity a

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Paper In The News

The Sunday Paper #236

December 2, 2018

Paper of the Week: Crumpled Paper

Paper has been in the New York Times a couple of times recently. Here’s an article about a scientist’s research about the math behind how paper crumples (although if you read the article carefully, his experiments were with a mylar substrate rather than real paper). I’m reminded of the Japanese technique

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Holiday Weekend SPECIAL!

The Sunday Paper #235

November 25, 2018

Paper(maker) of the Week: Laurence Barker

I recently interviewed Laurence Barker on Paper Talk. Barker is an influencer in the field of Hand Papermaking. Born in 1930, Barker went to Principia College and got his MFA from Cranbrook, where he also ended up teaching from 1960 – 1970 and ran the first classes in hand papermaking at

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A Crash Course in Papermaking

The Sunday Paper #234

November 18, 2018

Paper of the Week: Handmade Paper

Papermaking workshop in Sheila Nakitende’s Studio. Photo by Women’s Studio Workshop, via Flickr.

I recently wrote A Beginner’s Guide to Making Your Own Paper for Artsy. It seems to me that there is an uptick in the interest in handmade paper, especially in making it yourself. I still think that

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The Gift of Water via Paper

The Sunday Paper #233

November 11, 2018

Paper of the Week: Trinity’s School Project

Yesterday I received this photograph from 8-year old Trinity Adam’s mother Deb, showing her school project about her family’s non-profit Paper For Water. The 6 boxes on the sides of the presentation are filled with projects Trinity created from the Twelve Months of Paper How-To Book & Calendar. Trinity designed

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FREE Pop-Up Lantern Tutorial

The Sunday Paper #232

November 4, 2018

Paper of the Week: Elephant Hide + A Free Pop-Up Lantern Video Tutorial

Elephant hide is one of my favorite papers for folding. It is a German paper produced by Zanders and is only carried by a few suppliers in the states (I get it from Talas). It comes in two weights and a handful of muted,

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Veggie Papyrus

The Sunday Paper #231

October 28, 2018 Thanks to everyone who entered the October Twelve Months of Paper Giveaway. Kathleen Hartley (please contact me when you see this) and Tatyana Bessmertnaya are the lucky winners who will receive a calendar + paper pack. I’ll be making the projects and posting about them in early November, and the winners will be posting along as much as

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Winged Paper

The Sunday Paper #230

October 21, 2018

Paper of the Week: The Custom Paper Pack GIVEAWAY! (with a request)

I had such fun watching Elissa Campbell of Blue Roof Designs create the projects in the 2019 Twelve Months of Paper How-to Book & Calendar over on Instagram during the past two weeks. I asked her to do it, and was delighted that she said yes!

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Double Sided Origami Paper!

The Sunday Paper #229

October 14, 2018

Paper of the Week: Double Sided Origami Paper

I wonder who invented double sided papers? I love the design opportunities (and surprises) they offer when you start folding them. This origami paper comes in a package of 8 color patterns with 96 sheets that are 6.75″ square. They feature prints of chiyogami papers – patterns that are silkscreen

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It's Here: 12 New Paper Projects!

The Sunday Paper #228

October 7, 2018

Paper of the Week: 2019 Twelve Months of Paper Calendar

Hooray! The 2019 Twelve Months of Paper Calendars are ready to make their way out into the world. This is a combination how-to book and calendar all-in-one. Explore a variety of papers and techniques while creating unique gifts, cards and home décor. 12 months and 12 projects feature

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Pop-Ups and Movables

The Sunday Paper #227

September 30, 2018

Paper of the Week: A Round Up of My How-To Books

I’ve been creating these book round-ups throughout 2018 featuring five books a month. It just dawned on me that I’ve written five how-to books, so this post is dedicated to them. You might be interested in the story behind my how-to books. Quite early in my career,

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How-To Books by Helen Hiebert

I’ve been creating these book round-ups throughout 2018 featuring five books a month. It just dawned on me that I’ve written five how-to books, so this post is dedicated to them. Feel free to pin this image to share this resource with the wider paper community. And by the way, click here to see the growing list of the Best-of-Lists. I’m creating one a month.

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When It’s On paper, It’s Considered Art

The Sunday Paper #227

September 22, 2018

Paper of the Week: Paper Talk!

Every month I record a podcast episode for Paper Talk, an ongoing series of interviews featuring artists and professionals who are working in the field of hand papermaking.

When I was in Chicago this summer, I had a conversation with Melissa Jay Craig. Have a listen and there’s a video

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Video: How to Make an Origami Candy Dish

The Sunday Paper #226

September 16, 2018

Paper of the Week: Double Sided Origami Paper

Get ready to smile! Meet Trinity Adams, an 8-year old from Dallas, TX whose family runs the non-profit organization Paper For Water. You will be hearing more from me about this amazing organization in the coming weeks. Trinity designed one of the projects in the upcoming Twelve Months of

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Geo-Graphic Gems

The Sunday Paper #225

September 9, 2018 Thanks to everyone who entered the September Twelve Months of Paper Giveaway featuring a Bookbinder’s Delight from Colophon Book Arts Supply. And the winner is … Ryan Roberts. Congratulations!

Paper of the Week: Red Cliff Paper Retreat

What a thrill it is to have people from all over the country (and one from Japan) come together

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Colophon Book Arts Supply Giveaway!

The Sunday Paper #224

September 2, 2018

Paper of the Week: A Bookbinder’s Delight!

Colophon Book Arts Supply is excited to offer supplies for this month’s giveaway! Included in this group of goodies is: a 12 inch steel ruler, a two sided cutting mat, a scoring bonefolder, a 9mm olfa snap off knife, and ½ inch double sided tape. All of these tools

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Cut Paper – Paper Cut

The Sunday Paper #233

November 11, 2018

Paper of the Week: Trinity’s School Project

Yesterday I received this photograph from 8-year old Trinity Adam’s mother Deb, showing her school project about her family’s non-profit Paper For Water. The 6 boxes on the sides of the presentation are filled with projects Trinity created from the Twelve Months of Paper How-To Book & Calendar. Trinity designed

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Paper Cutting Book Roundup

Here’s a round up of five books about paper cutting, a tradition that varies from country to country and a contemporary art and craft that seems to have no bounds! Feel free to pin this image to share this resource with the wider paper community. Let me know if you know of other books about paper cutting that I can add to my next Best-of-List.

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The Maker's Paper

The Sunday Paper #222

August 19, 2018

Paper of the Week: The Maker’s Paper

In my summer online paper sale (see below) I am offering a Maker’s Paper. The idea here is that you purchase a sheet of this unique handmade paper, and I send you video instructions for creating a paper vessel. Here’s the video which offers a glimpse into the

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FREE Video about Couching

The Sunday Paper #221

August 12, 2018 Thanks to everyone who entered the July Twelve Months of Paper Giveaway featuring 27 sheets of Reminiscence Paper. And the winner is … Julie Hocking. Congratulations!

Paper of the Week: Couching & Transferring Thin Sheets

I posted a short video a couple of weeks ago here, but I included a broken link – oops! Thanks to those of

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Reminiscence Papers GIVEAWAY!

The Sunday Paper #220

August 5, 2018

Paper of the Week: 27 Sheets of Reminiscence Paper Giveaway!

Enter to win (27) 18″ x 24″ sheets of artist papers by Debra Glanz/Reminiscence Papers. The papers are printed on archival 28-32# text weight stock making them suitable for bookbinding, card making, collage, functional origami and so much more.

You can find also Reminiscence Papers

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Pulp Non/Fiction

The Sunday Paper #219

June 24, 2018

Paper of the Week: Paper Fiction Nonfiction: a Book Round Up

Here’s a round up of five fiction and nonfiction books about our beloved material, Paper! The Paper Lovers just came out, and I was so intrigued with the title and the cover art that I purchased it immediately. The two fiction books feature characters who

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Paper Fiction Nonfiction

Here’s a round up of five fiction and nonfiction books about our beloved material, Paper! The Paper Lovers just came out, and I was so intrigued with the title and the cover art that I purchased it immediately. The two fiction books feature characters who make paper, and the three nonfiction books are filled with interesting facts and stories about paper. I’m still waiting for

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Paper Talk / Paper Activism

The Sunday Paper #218

July 22, 2018

Paper of the Week: Paper Talk!

Every month I record a podcast episode for Paper Talk, an ongoing series of interviews featuring artists and professionals who are working in the field of hand papermaking.

Last month I was in Chicago where I had a conversation with Melissa Potter in the papermaking studio at Columbia College. Through

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FREE Paper Slinky Tutorial

The Sunday Paper #217

July 15, 2018 Thanks to everyone who entered the June Twelve Months of Paper Giveaway featuring Arnold Grummer’s Papermill Pro Kit! And the winner is … Jane Wherry. Congratulations!

Paper of the Week: How to Make a Paper Slinky!

I love all sorts of paper techniques, from surface design to cutting, folding and the myriad forms of manipulation. Here’s an old

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