The Sunday Paper Blog

November 7, 2015

Paste Paper

The Sunday Paper #80

Sponsored Paper of the Week: Madeleine Durham Paste Paper

Madeleine Durham loves painting paste paper! The happiest moments of her life are those spent creating in her Santa Fe studio. Painting has always come naturally for …

October 31, 2015

Money Paper

The Sunday Paper #79

Paper of the Week: Money Paper

Did you know that you can buy shredded money from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing? They sell 5 pound bags of shredded U.S. currency that contain approximately $10,000 in …

October 24, 2015

Kakishibu

The Sunday Paper #78

Sponsored Paper of the Week: Oguni Shikishi – Kakishibu – Persimmon Treated Kozo Washi Paper from Washi Arts

This Kakishibu dyed 65g kozo washi Japanese paper is 7.5″ x 7.5″ and is handmade with four deckle …

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, …

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