See you at the printers’ fair?

We’ll be at the second-annual Letterpress Printers’ Fair in downtown Lancaster, PA, this Sunday from 11-5. It’s the only printers’ fair in the area, and it’s a good one. We’ll be representing Ladies of Letterpress, and will be selling t-shirts, printers’ aprons, baby onesies, iron-on patches, and more. The fair is held behind Building Character,… Read More →

Letterpress and digital chapbook

It’s always a treat when we get to make a chapbook. This diminutive volume was designed by Kathleen Lynch of Black Kat Design, a specialist in book jacket and cover design, as a gift for her clients at the end of 2013. We printed the cover on 110#, 100% cotton Lettra, and, to stay on… Read More →

Letterpress Now!

Behold, our friend Jessica wrote a book! And not just any book, a project-based letterpress-how-to book that happens to also contain a lot of other really useful information: how to decide what kind of press you need, how to take care of it, and, most importantly, how to use it safely. The projects are all… Read More →

Rachel Lusky’s Business Cards

We recently printed these business cards for Erie, Pennsylvania photographer Rachel Lusky. We like the slightly different size of these cards – it’s surprising what a half inch difference can make on a business card. (These are 3 x 2, whereas most are 3.5 x 2). The front of the card has a sweet little… Read More →

Jane & Gary’s Wedding Suite

Jane and Gary were married this past fall, and I had the chance to print up their whole quirky wedding suite. The couple definitely had a sense of humor and didn’t want anything traditional about their invitations. This is one of those posts where you should really get in there and read what the pieces say, for… Read More →

Join me at Asheville Bookworks for a Platen Press Workshop!

On August 6 & 7 from 10-4, I will be teaching a platen press class at Asheville Bookworks in Asheville, North Carolina. If you’re coming to the Ladies of Letterpress Conference, please consider adding this workshop to your itinerary!  Visit the Bookworks site for more info and in order to register. (There are limited spaces)…. Read More →

There comes a time in every printer’s life . . .

. . . when she has to print her baby brother’s wedding invitations. And for this momentous occasion, I present you with these beautiful invitations and RSVP cards we printed up just for Bill and his soon-to-be-bride, Scarlett. They were designed by Benjamin Poole, a chalkboard artist out of Salt Lake City, Utah. Congrats, Bill and… Read More →

It’s almost that time again: Holiday Cards!

  As much as I don’t want to admit it, 2011 is almost over. It was an amazing year for us, but I can’t wait for 2012. We’ll be closing for the holidays on December 20th, so the last day we’re accepting new orders for 2011 will be December 14th. All save-the-dates, business cards, and… Read More →