Category Archives: printing

Lettermo Week 2

Outgoing Incoming This week is Agora Days at my school, which means I am teaching a class on Yarn Bombing and another called The Jane Austen Auxiliary Society. In the Jane Austen class we will be spending two days on … Continue reading

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Month of Letters Week 1

I’ve successfully completed the first week of the Month of Letters Challenge. I mailed 12 letters, including valentines to my nieces and nephews, a couple postcards to other lettermo participants, a letter to a college roomate, and a couple letters … Continue reading

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A Pirate’s Life for Me!

You may recall that I was making letterpress cards as Christmas gifts back in November. Along with one set of note cards, I gave my sister-in-law a gift certificate to spend an afternoon printing with me at The Living Letter Press. We … Continue reading

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Agora Days

The third week in February has become one of my favorite weeks of the year. You would think, living in the dreary midwest, that I would hate this time of year, but some unknown genius decided before my time that one week … Continue reading

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(i carry it in my heart)

 On Saturday I attended a paper making and valentine printing workshop at the Soybean Press. This is the press that I took my students to in the fall when we visited the Rare Book & Manuscript Library at the University … Continue reading

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Christmas Projects Revealed

I have a few remaining Christmas gifts that haven’t been shared on the blog, either because they were finished at the last minute or because they had to be kept a little bit secret. Today I thought I would share … Continue reading

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Guess What I Got to do Tonight

The best part is that I’m now “certified” to use the press any time they have staff available. They’re going to get so sick of me.

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Pressing and Knitting

 This week has been all about letter press and knitting. On Wednesday, I took my high school Sophomores to the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at the University of Illinois and then we walked to the press that the library … Continue reading

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Super Hero Screen Printing

For the next installment of the Super Hero Workshop, we have screen printed custom logo t-shirts. My brother designed the Super Lucas and Fabulous Felix logos for his sons and I used this tutorial to screen print them onto t-shirts for … Continue reading

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