The Sunday Paper Blog

October 17, 2015

Paper String

The Sunday Paper #77

Paper of the Week: Korean Paper String

Ooh la la. This is a lovely video showing two Korean artisans, Kang Seong-hi and Kim Eun-hye twisting paper string and then weaving it into vessel forms. 

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October 10, 2015

Cardboard Cars

The Sunday Paper #76

Featured Paper of the Week: Pour Papers from Arnold Grummer’s® Papermaking

Women In Retreat: Recently, sixty women from all over the country descended on Neenah, WI – in the heart of the Paper Valley – to …

October 3, 2015

Support Handmade Paper!

The Sunday Paper #75

Paper of the Week: Shaped Paper

Making shaped papers is a unique hand papermaking technique. There really isn’t any other way to get a shaped sheet of paper with deckled edges. For those of us who …

September 26, 2015

Pleat Pleat Pleat!

The Sunday Paper #74

Paper of the Week: Pleated Abaca

I learned about manipulating wet paper from Jocelyn Chateauvert, who is the queen of this technique in my book (see her work below).

After you make and couch a …

September 19, 2015

Papermaking with Garden Plants & Common Weeds

The Sunday Paper #73

Paper of the Week: Hosta Paper

In about 1996, when I was working at Dieu Donné Papermill in NYC, I received a letter via snail mail from an editor at Storey Books, inquiring whether I would …

September 12, 2015

Discover PaperLove

The Sunday Paper #72

Paper of the Week: Graph Paper

There are a lot of mundane papers that are pretty cool, like graph paper. I thought I’d do a little research about it, and it turns out that rectangular grid …

September 5, 2015

Paper in America

The Sunday Paper #71

Paper of the Week: Vellum

Before there was paper, vellum was a paper-like substrate made from calfskin, which was cleaned, bleached, stretched on a frame, and scraped to produce single pages for scrolls and books. Today, …

August 29, 2015

Animal Tales

The Sunday Paper #70

Paper of the Week: Abaca with Embedded Wire

When I learned that I could embed items between two sheets of wet handmade paper during the papermaking process an entire new world opened up for me. I …

August 22, 2015

One Sheet at a Time

The Sunday Paper #69

Featured Paper of the Week: Pour Papers from Arnold Grummer’s® Papermaking

Arnold Grummer is one of the grandfathers of hand papermaking, and I’m so happy that I had a chance to meet him several years ago. …

August 15, 2015

Tree Book Tree: a Plantable Book