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I love working with my hands--especially letterpress printing, gardening, knitting, baking, canning, and just about every kind of crafting project known to man.

I'm a new mom to a boy born January 2011, and in my spare time I enjoy renovating houses, wrangling chickens, and marveling at my dog's belly cleavage. I think pretty paper makes the world go 'round, and I've never met a rice krispy treat that I didn't like.

I currently use three printing presses in my work: a Chandler and Price Old Style Pilot from the early 1900s, a Chandler and Price 10x15 platen press built in 1917, and a Chandler and Price 8x12 platen press built in 1888.

Get a glimpse into my life on my blog, The Handwork Chronicles - http://www.handworkchronicles.blogspot.com/ - where I love sharing my love of…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 19
  • Joined October 17, 2008

Favorite materials

fine paper, photopolymer plates and hand set type

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About

I love working with my hands--especially letterpress printing, gardening, knitting, baking, canning, and just about every kind of crafting project known to man.

I'm a new mom to a boy born January 2011, and in my spare time I enjoy renovating houses, wrangling chickens, and marveling at my dog's belly cleavage. I think pretty paper makes the world go 'round, and I've never met a rice krispy treat that I didn't like.

I currently use three printing presses in my work: a Chandler and Price Old Style Pilot from the early 1900s, a Chandler and Price 10x15 platen press built in 1917, and a Chandler and Price 8x12 platen press built in 1888.

Get a glimpse into my life on my blog, The Handwork Chronicles - http://www.handworkchronicles.blogspot.com/ - where I love sharing my love of letterpress by holding giveaways every month!

I have another Etsy shop where I sell pretty craft and gift wrapping supplies. I'd love to see you over there! http://www.etsy.com/shop/paperandpresent

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