The Sunday Paper Blog

May 14, 2013

Three Days in Santa Fe

Today’s blog post is short and (hopefully) sweet. I drove to Santa Fe last Thursday, where I did one-day workshop for the Santa Fe Community College papermaking class and gave a lecture and a two-day workshop for the Santa Fe

May 7, 2013

Artist Profile: Jenny Pinto

I met Jenny Pinto twelve years ago when she came to work in my studio in Portland. She had posted a note on the BookArts listserv, and the subject line read: papermaking with plants & lampshades, or something to that …

April 29, 2013

Support Hand Papermaking!

There are only a few organizations dedicated solely to the field of hand papermaking. Hand Papermaking is one of them, and I encourage you to check out their on-line auction that is happening right now (ends at 5pm on May …

April 23, 2013

The Bookworm

Before I get started, just a quick plug about The Wish, my next installation project. I’m collecting wishes, and it is free and easy to share a wish! Click here to read more information about the project and to leave …

April 16, 2013

The Paper Club

I host a weekly after school club at my kid’s school, which I started in Portland about five years ago at The Portland Village School. It has been a fun little gig that started with my children as participants, …

April 9, 2013

The Wish

With dandelion season looming here in Colorado (not quite yet though – it is snowing right now, and the ski season officially ends on April 15th) – I’ve been thinking a lot about my next installation, The Wish. Truth be …

April 2, 2013

Hook Pottery Paper

Ok, I’ll say it up front. The real reason I’m writing this blog post is that I’d like to invite you to come and work with me at one of the most unique papermaking studios in the country, Hook Pottery …

March 26, 2013

Thread Loves Paper

A couple of months ago, I received a copy of Thread Loves Paper in the mail. Now most of you must know by now how much I love the combination of thread and paper. A recent visit with Tony White, …

March 19, 2013


This past weekend, I taught a workshop on how to make watermarks at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Watermarks (designs which appear in a sheet of paper when illuminated) have intrigued me since the first time I laid …

March 11, 2013


This is going to be a short, photo-heavy post since I’m traveling. I had a whirlwind of a day at MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art), where I’ll be lecturing and teaching a workshop tomorrow. It started with breakfast with …