The Sunday Paper Blog

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 …

September 17, 2016


The Sunday Paper #125, September 18, 2016

Sponsor of the Week: PaperLove

Book your place on Rachel Hazell’s PaperLove e-course. Registration is now open, and the course starts October 24th.
Unfold five weeks of paper inspiration, packed full of ideas …

September 10, 2016

Paper Fragments

The Sunday Paper #124, September 11, 2016

Paper of the Week: Remembering September 11th

This isn’t exactly a paper of the week, but I think it is fitting for the 15th anniversary of September 11th. Nicholas Basbane’s terrific book On

September 3, 2016

Italian Crepe Paper

The Sunday Paper #123, September 4, 2016

Paper of the Week: Crepe Paper

I have to admit that I have somewhat of a negative association with crepe paper. For some reason, all I think of is streamers! But a few …

August 27, 2016

Raw Fiber

The Sunday Paper #122, August 28, 2016

Paper of the Week: Raw Abaca & Raw Sisal

I recently replenished my stock of papermaking fibers (an annual event), and whenever I do this, I look through the entire supply catalog to …