February 2010 Blog Posts (7)

Standing on the shoulders of women

Perhaps these were the original Ladies of Letterpress? Read more about them and the Journalists’ Training Home for Women here.

Added by Jessica C. White on February 25, 2010 at 10:18am — 3 Comments

One year old and 400 ladies tall!

Photo via Hijirik

Ladies of Letterpress just gained her 400th member! I can't believe it's only been a year, and we've come this far. Thank you all for being such great printers, bookbinders, artists, and business…


Added by Kseniya Thomas on February 18, 2010 at 12:14am — 3 Comments

free 2010 letterpress calendars

I have a few letterpress calendars left (which features lovely images of san francisco) and would love for them to have a good home other than the recycling bin. I'm more then happy to mail you one if you pay for shipping. If you live in the US, simply pay me $3 through paypal and I'll send one your way (message me for my email for paypal). If you love over seas, message me and I'll let you know how much shipping will be.…


Added by christie on February 16, 2010 at 10:36pm — No Comments

The 2010 Starshaped Press Wedding Collection

We're pleased to announce our new Wedding Collection, featuring a full line of invitations printed only with metal and wood type, with a few lino cuts thrown in for good measure and variety. We have 6 different cleverly themed collections, with a number of layout possibilities within each theme. All of the themes showcase the best of our type collection and provide a great deal of flexibility for ladies and gents looking to stray a little from… Continue

Added by Jen Starshaped on February 10, 2010 at 11:47pm — 1 Comment

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Old Maid deck exchange- Now in 2 collections & $$ to LofL scholarship fund!

Hi there,

Just wanted to take a second and let y'all know that the Old Maid/ Enterprising Maiden deck that a bunch of us participated in this summer is now in 2 university special collections!!

The 1st deck was sold by Vamp and Tramp to Special Collections of Skillman Library at Lafayette College (Easton PA). 60% of the sales went to the Ladies of Letterpress scholarship fund. (40% to Vamp and Tramp for their commission). (The deck sold for… Continue

Added by Kathryn Hunter on February 9, 2010 at 4:47pm — 3 Comments

Anyone in New England in the mood for a project?

You hate to see this: a dismantled, rusty, pretty-on-the-inside C+P, on the verge of going to a scrap heap:

I saw it on eBay this morning; it's currently in Westminster Station, Vermont, and the seller wants 3 figures ($100?) or he'll scrap it. Here's the link,… Continue

Added by Kseniya Thomas on February 3, 2010 at 6:46pm — No Comments

Tweeters of Letterpress

Just a small note--Ladies of Letterpress in now on Twitter! Check us out: @LadiesofLtrpress.

Added by Kseniya Thomas on February 1, 2010 at 8:29pm — No Comments

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