The Sunday Paper Blog

July 24, 2021

The Book Doctor

The Sunday Paper #373

July 25, 2021

I had a lovely conversation with Amy Richard on Paper Talk. Richard is a native of Miami, Florida, and after working for many years as an artist/illustrator, science writer and educator, a …

July 17, 2021

Pondside Pulp & Paper

The Sunday Paper #372

July 18, 2021

June Tyler’s studio, Pondside Pulp and Paper, was established in 1995 in Norwich, NY. To celebrate the 25th Anniversary for this studio, June planned an exhibit of work created by workshop participants, for …

July 10, 2021

Modular Origami

The Sunday Paper #371

July 11, 2021

I wasn’t expecting to be in Portland this past week, but here I am (heading home tomorrow)! My daughter had her wisdom teeth extracted on Friday, and we’re taking care of a few …

July 3, 2021

Let Freedom Ring

The Sunday Paper #370

Happy 4th of July to those of you in America. I know the phrase Let Freedom Ring but had to look up where it came from. It’s the 7th line in a patriotic song called “America” …

June 26, 2021

Sunset Selfies

The Sunday Paper #369

June 27, 2021

There are so many little details in the papermaking process. I’m making short videos featuring papermaking tips. Here’s one about Charging the Vat. I realize there’s much more to this than I …

June 19, 2021

Flower Power

The Sunday Paper #368

Happy Father’s Day to all of the dads out there. And yay! Yesterday was Juneteenth – the anniversary of the end of slavery – is finally a U.S. federal holiday. And Happy Solstice – enjoy the …

June 11, 2021

Paper Poppies

The Sunday Paper #367

June 13, 2021

I had a lovely podcast interview with Jackie Radford, a papermaker and bookbinder working in her studio near Charlotte, NC. Radford’s work is heavily influenced by the texture and sensory nature of …

June 5, 2021

Rock Paper

The Sunday Paper #366

June 6, 2021

It takes me a long time to use up a batch of abaca pulp. I find that two pounds of dry fiber goes a long way! I beat my last batch for a …

May 31, 2021

This Week’s Sunday Paper (on Tuesday)

The Sunday Paper #365

May 30, 2021

Hello! Did ya miss me? I had every intention of sending The Sunday Paper out on Sunday, but I took my laptop with me on a weekend jaunt to Grand Junction and when …

May 22, 2021

What’s on Cranberry Island?

The Sunday Paper #364

May 23, 2021

I had a lovely interview with Matthew Reinhart on Paper Talk. Matthew is a world-renowned children’s book author, illustrator and paper engineer, known best for cutting and folding paper into gravity-defying pops …