I'm getting back to work after a fun-filled weekend at BookOpolis, a two-day festival held at Asheville BookWorks (in Asheville, NC). Friday night was the opening reception for the exhibit on display at BookWorks, and we were treated to wine, snacks, and beautiful accordion music. Saturday was hands-on day, where visitors could stop by to watch printing, binding, and papermaking demos, but also stick around to do some of their own. We were swamped with visitors that day, and I had so much fun working the press and showing people how to print their own pamphlets.

One of the highlights of the show was the "Enterprising Maidens" print exchange, on display in the print area. Lots of people commented on these cards, and about Ladies of Letterpress - it was a big hit! I was too busy most of the time to take decent photos, but I'll post the few that I managed to get.


I'm so glad I got to be a part of this exchange! Thanks to Kathryn Hunter of Blackbird Letterpress for rounding us up and putting us to work. And thanks to all the ladies (and gents) who participated!

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Comment by Christie on September 29, 2009 at 12:17pm
really wonderful display...they all look amazing together.

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Comment by Kathryn Hunter on September 28, 2009 at 2:06pm
They look great how you displayed them! Yay, 2nd exhibit of the Enterprising Maidens (Old Maid) deck. Anybody have ideas where they can be seen next? Thanks Jessica!

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