The Sunday Paper Blog

July 2, 2016

Summer Paper Sale!

The Sunday Paper #114, July 3, 2016

On-Line Paper Sale!

Twice a year, I have an on-line paper sale, and the Summer 2016 sale begins now! Click here to check out the five paper packages featuring bendable abaca, watermarked alphabets, …

June 25, 2016


The Sunday Paper #113, June 26, 2016

Sponsored Paper of the Week: Handmade Mitsumata Iron Oxide Pink and Grey from the Japanese Paper Place

These handmade mitsumata papers are dyed with iron oxide, and to produce the grey color, mixed …

June 18, 2016

Pure Pulp

The Sunday Paper #112, June 19, 2016
Paper of the Week: Stitched Abaca

My biannual paper sale starts July 3rd, and this Stitched Abaca Leather will be one of the featured papers. These are made from translucent abaca formed on …

June 11, 2016

Mottled Ogami Paper

The Sunday Paper #111, June 12, 2016
Sponsored Paper of the Week: Mottled Ogami from Paper Circle

To create these gorgeous, one-of-a-kind papers, Paper Circle’s mottled sheets are formed from the same pigmented abaca that is used in making Ogami. …

June 4, 2016

Viennese Paper

The Sunday Paper #110, June 5, 2016
Dear Friends,
It was a year ago when I started soliciting donations for The Sunday Paper, and I want to give a big round of applause to those of you who have supported …

May 27, 2016

Japanese momi (crinkled) papers

The Sunday Paper #109, May 29, 2016
Sponsored Paper of the Week: Konnyaku Washi Sampler from Washi Arts

Konnyaku is powdered Devil’s Tongue root, a natural plant starch that, when mixed with water and applied by brush to Japanese kozo …

May 21, 2016

Paper World Video

The Sunday Paper #108, May 22, 2016
Paper of the Week: Sekishu from Hiromi Paper

Some papers are invisible! This pigeon is printed on Sekishu, a thin, wispy and delicate paper that has great strength for its weight. It is …

May 14, 2016

Paper Pop-Ups

The Sunday Paper #107, May 15, 2016
Paper of the Week: Pico Paisley Moss Green from GPC Papers

Double-sided papers are useful for a variety of reasons. But for this pop-up dandelion card (a tutorial is available here) the …

May 7, 2016

Paper 'Art of Thrones'

The Sunday Paper #106, May 8, 2016
Paper of the Week: Handmade Japanese-Style Paper with Stenciled Pulp

Artist Susan Mackin Dolan makes stenciled papers with adapted eastern papermaking techniques. In these works she combines Japanese fibers (kozo and gampi) with …