The Sunday Paper Blog

August 27, 2013

Orchestration

It delights me to witness and acknowledge the dedication and love that some people have for their craft (especially when it is also my craft). About a year ago, artist Mary Ellen Long invited me to be in a group …

August 6, 2013

On the Papermaking Farm

What a treat it has been to spend the past few days at Hook Pottery Paper in LaPorte, Indiana with my papermaking friend Andrea Peterson, her potter husband Jon Hook and their teenage sons Ry and Lu.
They millk their …

July 16, 2013

A Sale Is Coming!

Due to the generosity of The Celebration Foundation in Portland (for seed money) and Storey Books and Rockport Publishers (my publishers who helped pay the production costs) I have a surplus of the DVD I produced last fall, The Papermaker’s …

July 9, 2013

Another Giveaway!

Last week I typed about my next giveaway. I’m hoping to tempt you to make and share one of the projects in my book, Playing With Paper (a spin-off from a project qualifies too – creative twists are encouraged)!
To …

June 25, 2013

Abaca Workshop


I had a wonderful 3-day workshop in Portland last weekend at the Oregon College of Art & Craft. Ten ambitious and enthusiastic women brought their diverse skills into the classroom to create a variety of interesting objects.
The table …

June 18, 2013

On the Bookshelf


I am in Portland for 12 days (the first five have flown by). Yesterday, the kids and I went to Powells Books and we each went our separate ways (they know where to find me… in the papercraft section). I …

June 11, 2013

Papermaking in Latvia

Shortly after we moved to Colorado last summer, I received an e-mail from Latvia. I’d heard of Latvia, but I had to look at a map to pinpoint its location. Aha, just north of Lithuania, where my husband’s ancestors hail …

June 4, 2013

Origamic Architecture

As many of you know, I’m writing a new book called Playing With Pop-Ups. I’m in the home stretch… my final manuscript is due July 1. I find this deadline both nerve wracking and relieving! But let me be the …