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Hello there! My name is Lindsay Lusby and I am the mind and face and hands behind Thread Lock Press. I have many loves but chief among them are poetry, letterpress printing, bookbinding, hand-sewing, and typewriters. I love the machinery of words. The keys and springs and cranks and cast-iron metal of it. And I love the softness of handmade and mouldmade papers and fabrics with vintage patterns and imperfect hand-stitched threads. I see Thread Lock Press as a way to combine and celebrate all of these things in various manifestations.

I first started printing with antique letterpress and bookbinding under Master Printer Mike Kaylor while I was an undergrad at Washington College in 2006. It was dirty and tedious and my hands always came away covered in a thick lead dust and I loved it. I graduated with a BA in English and Creative Writing and a deep urge to make words into tactile things…

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  • Born on April 23
  • Joined October 15, 2010

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paper, fabric, ink, thread, words

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Hello there! My name is Lindsay Lusby and I am the mind and face and hands behind Thread Lock Press. I have many loves but chief among them are poetry, letterpress printing, bookbinding, hand-sewing, and typewriters. I love the machinery of words. The keys and springs and cranks and cast-iron metal of it. And I love the softness of handmade and mouldmade papers and fabrics with vintage patterns and imperfect hand-stitched threads. I see Thread Lock Press as a way to combine and celebrate all of these things in various manifestations.

I first started printing with antique letterpress and bookbinding under Master Printer Mike Kaylor while I was an undergrad at Washington College in 2006. It was dirty and tedious and my hands always came away covered in a thick lead dust and I loved it. I graduated with a BA in English and Creative Writing and a deep urge to make words into tactile things.

You should read my blog to see the other bibliophilic things I get up to: ontopofgoosehill.blogspot.com

I have also been an Etsy buyer since 2008 under the username: llusby23.

I am a member of Maryland Etsy Street Team, Etsy Letterpress Team, Etsy Blog Team, Printmakers Team.

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