The Sunday Paper Blog

May 15, 2021


The Sunday Paper #363

May 16, 2021

It has been awhile since I’ve had anyone in the studio, and it was so fun to offer a private lesson on Friday. Judi and Anita were interested in sculptural papermaking with abaca, …

May 7, 2021

The Burden of Invisibility

The Sunday Paper #362

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the mamas out there – you’re the best :)!

Here’s a tribute to my mom, whom I’ll see today (I’ll have to take a new photo – this one is …

April 30, 2021

An Inner Astronomy

The Sunday Paper #361

I had a lovely interview with Mindell Dubansky on Paper Talk. Mindy is head of the Sherman Fairchild Center for Book Conservation, Watson Library, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she is Preservation Librarian and …

April 24, 2021

Paper Theater

The Sunday Paper #360

April 25, 2021

Do black walnuts grow in your area? I’ve been intrigued by their dyeing potential since I first saw Cave Paper’s O’Malley Crackle many moons ago. I finally got my hands on some black …

April 17, 2021

Go Fold Me

The Sunday Paper #359

April 18, 2021

I have spent a good part of this week reviewing the galleys for my upcoming book, The Art of Papercraft. I felt old asking for a hard copy, since everything is done digitally …

April 9, 2021

Paper Clay

The Sunday Paper #358

April 11, 2021

As many of you know, I am obsessed with with paper + light. The second iteration of my online class by the same name will begin in late June (yes, this means if …

April 3, 2021

Beauty in the Air

The Sunday Paper #357

April 4, 2021

The Paper Year, my membership program featuring a new project every month (like this Butterfly Book) and a community of paper lovers, is now open for registration (through April 10th). Join me tomorrow …

March 27, 2021

Paper on the River

The Sunday Paper #356

March 28, 2021

Arnold Grummer’s announces a Call to Artists for Paper On The River (formerly Paperfest). Artists working with handmade paper are invited to apply, and the submission deadline is August 20, 2021. Arnold Grummer’s …

March 20, 2021

Sustainable Paper + Craft

The Sunday Paper #355

March 21, 2021

I had the pleasure of interviewing Kelsey Pike on Paper Talk. Pike is a production papermaker based in Kansas City, Missouri. She learned papermaking and started her brand Sustainable Paper And Craft …

March 13, 2021

One Square Foot of Wildflowers

The Sunday Paper #354

March 7, 2021

Paper of the Week: Wild Abaca

This wild abaca paper (I sometimes call it abaca leather) is an unusual paper I developed years ago. I had been air drying abaca with embedded strings …