November 2011 Blog Posts (14)

Ink Dial update

Hello all LoLers,

Still curious about this Ink Dial thing, but remain unconvinced? Check out the multitude of answers to the multitude of frequently asked questions I've received at

Thanks! - Terr

Added by Terrence Chouinard on November 26, 2011 at 4:56pm — No Comments

My Portoni Holiday Card at Uncommon Goods

Please check out my Portoni Collection holiday cards in the Uncommon Goods holiday card design contest. Starting today through November 28th, Uncommon Goods is asking the community to vote for its favorite holiday cards. 

To vote for my card, head on over to the Uncommon Goods…


Added by Julie Karatzis on November 21, 2011 at 1:28pm — No Comments

we ♥ letterpress - YOUR Exhibition Update

Hi Letterpress Printers,

we are so excited: We have already met our goal of 1,000 USD for our Kickstarter project! That means we will be able to open YOUR…


Added by Kristin & Ben on November 21, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Printing company downsizing entire contents for sale

We are currently downsizing our business and moving to a new location we have several items for sale too many to list, Heidelberg windmill press,AB Dick press,cutters, rollem, shrink wrapper etc anyone interested please contact me at 570-582-3971

Added by catherine martin on November 17, 2011 at 3:43pm — No Comments

Get Your Bells On! Holiday Sale @ Asheville BookWorks Gallery

Last Call for LofL members to participate in the upcoming Holiday Show and Sale during the month of December at Asheville BookWorks. Work is due by November 27, 2011. Please let me or Laura know if you're interested in participating, you can e-mail us at Questions? just e-mail those too. We'll feature letterpress cards, handmade books, paper gifts, ornaments... and more - Not everything has to be holiday related! We're interested in it all! For more…


Added by Laurie Corral on November 15, 2011 at 6:24pm — No Comments

The Ink Dial - a Kickstarter for printers & printmakers

[Okay world. Here goes.]


Dear LoL friends, I would appreciate you taking a moment and giving my letterpress-related Kickstarter a look-see. You can find it online at:




Added by Terrence Chouinard on November 15, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

UPDATE: we ♥ letterpress - YOUR Exhibition

Dear Letterpress Printers,

the first 10 days are over and we're already 79% to our funding goal! We would like to thank all of you who back our Kickstarter project and/or help to spread the word for YOUR…


Added by Kristin & Ben on November 13, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

It's that time again!

Come on out if you're in the Chicago area!

Added by Jen Starshaped on November 11, 2011 at 6:52pm — 2 Comments

New addition to the LOLP Swag Store: Aprons!

Embroidered with the lovely Ladies of Letterpress logo, these have two perfectly-positioned pockets for all your printing pals! $20, and you can get yours…


Added by Kseniya Thomas on November 9, 2011 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Die-cutting on a platen press

This question comes up a lot, and so in response to this forum thread I'll illustrate the process of die-cutting on a platen press below! There are many methods for successful die-cutting; this is just how I do it. The press in the pics is a 10x15 C+P, but you can follow the same process on both larger and smaller presses. Most important is to protect the press itself, specifically…


Added by Kseniya Thomas on November 8, 2011 at 7:30pm — 5 Comments

Charlotte Observer - "Old-world printing still holds charm"

Thanks to Karen Sullivan from The Charlotte Observer for this lovely article about k2forma and our letterpress.

Kelly Koeppel could have been content with a graphic design business that lets her work for national retailers such as Polo Ralph Lauren, Talbots and BCBG.


Her business, k2forma, thrives on computer- and web-based systems and applications, so not many would have predicted she would diversify her company with technology…


Added by kelly koeppel on November 8, 2011 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Beautiful, secretive, paper sculptures



Not only were these ingenious sculptures made by one person,…


Added by Kseniya Thomas on November 4, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

we ♥ letterpress - YOUR Exhibition

Hi Ladies of Letterpress,


I am very excited to share with you that we launched our brand-new Kickstarter project called "we ♥ letterpress - YOUR Exhibition" today! 
we ♥ letterpress is planning to organize a letterpress exhibition in collaboration with Zygote Press in Cleveland, Ohio…

Added by Kristin & Ben on November 3, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Want to sell your cards on UncommonGoods?

UncommonGoods, purveyor of handmade items from all over the world, is hosting a holiday card contest! From now till November 11, you can enter up to five pieces (in the same collection) for a chance to win $500 and sell your cards on the website. Judges are Melinda Morris from Lion in the Sun in Brooklyn and Rebecca Paull Marshall, senior designer at UncommonGoods. You can read more info… Continue

Added by Kseniya Thomas on November 2, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

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