The Sunday Paper Blog

November 26, 2016

Italian Papers

The Sunday Paper #135, November 27, 2016
Paper of the Week: Fabriano

Founded in 1282, the paper mill at Fabriano is the oldest continuously operating paper mill in Europe. Fabriano’s art papers are used by artists worldwide, and if you …

November 19, 2016

Paper Food

The Sunday Paper #134, November 20, 2016
Paper of the Week: Paper Napkins

I was having lunch with participants at a workshop this weekend and someone brought over a napkin. We’ve all jotted notes on a napkin, right? This was …

November 12, 2016

Onward with Courage

The Sunday Paper #133, November 13, 2016
Paper of the Week: Ballot Paper

Have you ever thought about how much paper is used to print ballots (not to mention the multi-page voter information packets and other paraphernalia). Sometimes I wonder …

November 5, 2016

Calendar Sale!

The Sunday Paper #132, November 6, 2016
Paper of the Week: Eric Gjerde’s Bio Paper

Mmmm…. slime! Check out this amazing new bio-paper that Eric Gjerde has been working with for the past few years. Specimens is the first of …

October 29, 2016

Combat Paper

The Sunday Paper #131, October 30, 2016
Paper of the Week: Combat Paper

Combat Paper is an organization that helps veterans cope with experiences of war through the transformation of military uniforms into handmade paper. I first met the founders …

October 22, 2016

Rolled Newspaper Animals

The Sunday Paper #130, October 23, 2016
Paper of the Week: Abaca

I write about abaca a lot, I know, but I think it is a fiber worthy of it. Take a look at the two examples above. Both were …

October 15, 2016

Warhol's Paper Dresses

The Sunday Paper #129, October 16, 2016
Paper of the Week: Post-It Notes

Dear Friends,
This tiny piece of paper made my day a couple of weeks ago for several reasons: 1. it was delivered via snail mail; 2. it …

October 8, 2016

Early Postage Stamps

The Sunday Paper #128, October 9, 2016
Paper of the Week: Laminated Lace Paper

I love the look of lace paper, but don’t often use really thin papers with holes in it. For some reason, I can’t find an application …

October 1, 2016

Light Paper

The Sunday Paper #127, October 2, 2016
Paper of the Week: Light Paper

I think this is one of the coolest papers I’ve made, and the fact that LED lighting systems have become so popular has made it possible. I’ll …

September 24, 2016

Which Comes First: The Paper or the Project?

The Sunday Paper #126, September 25, 2016
Paper of the Week: Tissue Paper

Does the paper choose the project or does the project choose the paper? It can happen both ways for me. I’ve had some papers laying around in …