The Sunday Paper Blog

April 25, 2015

The Sunday Paper #52

Dear Readers, 

This is the 52nd edition of The Sunday Paper! The first year has flown by, and it has been such a delight to share over 260 interesting facts about paper with you (that’s an average of five paperfacts …

April 21, 2015

Did Paper Come First?

I was talking with an esteemed colleague the other day, and she put something into words that has been bugging me for some time. She was at a celebration for a book arts organization and couldn’t help comparing our field …

April 18, 2015

The Sunday Paper #51

Work of the Week: I’ve been stitching a lot lately – embroidering words about motherhood onto a skirt which will be completed early next month – stay tuned! I love this poem by William Stafford, which talks about  the threads …

April 11, 2015

The Sunday Paper #50

Work of the Week: Modern Day Watermarking is my first artists’ book (actually it’s a hybrid how-to/artists’ book). The text describes a watermarking technique that utilizes buttercut, a thin rubber material. The book structure is a one-sheet fold which shows …

April 7, 2015

Handmade Paper Exchange

I recently participated in a paper exchange called Paper Experiments, and look what I received in exchange for sending in a set of paper swatches! This swap has taken place before (at least once) and the participants vary from year …

April 4, 2015

The Sunday Paper #49

Work of the Week: This is a new idea, to show a work each week. This is a piece from my 100 x 100 Paper Weavings Project (and it is for sale :). I picked it because has an egg …

March 28, 2015

The Sunday Paper #48

In the Studio: I’ve started using the handwritten words so many of you sent me for one of several new projects relating to mothers/motherhood. My Mormor (which means mother’s mother in Dutch as I’ve recently learned) had a tablecloth that …

March 24, 2015

How do you Press?

I was in Salt Lake City this past weekend, teaching an Experimental Papermaking workshop at the University of Utah. They had this really cool press! You could raise and lower that top bar to accommodate varying post sizes. And check …

March 21, 2015

The Sunday Paper #47

Out and About: I’m in Salt Lake City this weekend, where I just finished teaching a workshop on Experimental Abaca. I like the call this fiber the incredible shrinking material, because it is. It is such a delight to show …

March 17, 2015

Making Interluceo

Making an artists’ book is a long and involved process, and I find it helpful to review once a project is complete. Here’s the story of my latest book, Interluceo.

I started reading about sacred geometry about five years ago …