The Sunday Paper Blog

April 9, 2016

Patty Paper

The Sunday Paper #102

Paper of the Week: Patty Paper

I had a lovely conversation recently with my sister-in-law, who is a middle school teacher in the Chicago area. We got to talking about some of the interesting projects she …

April 2, 2016

A Paper Limerick

The Sunday Paper #101

Thanks to everyone who entered the giveaway in celebration of the 100th issue of The Sunday Paper! Congratulations to Louise Levergneux, the grand prize winner (click on her name to view her latest artist’s book) …

March 26, 2016

The 100th Issue of The Sunday Paper

The Sunday Paper #100 – Let’s Have a Giveaway!

Wow, I can hardly believe that this is the 100th issue of The Sunday Paper! Special thanks to all of you for reading it and for sending your enthusiastic comments, suggestions …

March 19, 2016

Put a Bird On It

March 12, 2016

Poetic Papermaking

The Sunday Paper #98

Paper of the Week: Printed Wrapping Paper

I purchased a sheet of this Italian wrapping paper at Two Hands Paperie in Boulder several years ago (and yes, it is still in my flat file, at least …

March 5, 2016

Art on Paper

The Sunday Paper #97

Sponsored Paper of the Week: Mingei Paper from Washi Arts

Washi Arts is excited to introduce you to another special Japanese paper – Mingei. This is a laminated paper, used in Japan for book covers. The …

February 27, 2016

The Travelling Bookbinder

The Sunday Paper #96

Paper of the Week: Minter Dry-Tear Guard Strips

Minter Dry-Tear Guard Strip paper was the result of an inventive suggestion by bookbinder Bill Minter, who asked Tim Barrett at the University of Iowa if he could …

February 13, 2016

Bendable Paper

The Sunday Paper #94

Paper of the Week: DIY Bendable Paper

When you mix paper and wire you end up a new material. I’ve embedded wires in between sheets of handmade abaca paper for years (they stick to each other …

February 6, 2016

Snow Daze

 The Sunday Paper #93

Paper of the Week: Zinnia Garden

Zinnia Garden is a 100% cotton rag paper, screen printed in India. I’d rank it between a text and cover weight at 100 g/m2. You’ll receive a small sheet of …

January 30, 2016

Love in a Maze

 The Sunday Paper #92

Paper of the Week: Origami Paper

I’m guessing that you’ve heard about (or perhaps even participated in) the adult coloring book craze. Now it seems that origami might take its place (or join in). I’ve dabbled …