DowntownPress

Letterpress: One of a Kind Cards and Prints

Fredericksburg, Virginia · 125 Sales

DowntownPress

Letterpress: One of a Kind Cards and Prints

Fredericksburg, Virginia 125 Sales On Etsy since 2014

5 out of 5 stars
(42)

Announcement   Closing the shop for July If you want anything, now's the time to order :)

I letterpress print what I love. You'll find letterpress-printed cards and prints especially for introverts and writers. I have always been motivated by the written word, so I love placing small cards in wooden stands around my house and in my work space.

I am a tiny shop so I only print 5 or 6 of each.
I also have cards available on my website: https://www.shopdowntownwritingandpress.com/shop

Use your paper for good.
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Please connect with me:

http://downtownwritingandpress.com
http://instagram.com/downtownwritingandpress
http://scmorgan.net
https://www.facebook.com/downtownwritingandpress

Announcement

Last updated on Jun 5, 2018

Closing the shop for July If you want anything, now's the time to order :)

I letterpress print what I love. You'll find letterpress-printed cards and prints especially for introverts and writers. I have always been motivated by the written word, so I love placing small cards in wooden stands around my house and in my work space.

I am a tiny shop so I only print 5 or 6 of each.
I also have cards available on my website: https://www.shopdowntownwritingandpress.com/shop

Use your paper for good.
#######################



Please connect with me:

http://downtownwritingandpress.com
http://instagram.com/downtownwritingandpress
http://scmorgan.net
https://www.facebook.com/downtownwritingandpress

Susan Carter Morgan

Contact shop owner

Susan Carter Morgan

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About

Downtown Writing & Letterpress

I've always loved words and typography.

My supervising teacher once told me that I "had a calm about me." Whether or not that was true didn't matter. I believed her and carried her words close to my heart. I lived into them.

When I started my shop, I wanted to create cards and prints that matter to people-- that might even change their lives.

I only make 5-10 cards or prints at a time, which means you won't see them everywhere. I cut, print, score, and fold each card one at a time before placing in a cello envelope to ship.

My presses include an 8x12 C&P, a Line O'Scribe, and a small Golding Pearl. I print using wood and metal type and polymer plates designed in Adobe Illustrator. My introverted self loves spending time in the shop, getting my hands covered in ink, and finding ways to tell stories in print.

If you have a favorite quote or phrase, I might be able to do some custom work for you. Message me with questions, and we'll see if we can work it out.

I love being able to use vintage equipment to keep the art of letterpress alive. And I believe customer service is the most important quality I can offer those of you who support small shops like mine.

Shop members

  • Susan Carter Morgan

    Owner

    I am a printer. I love my alone time, Makers Mark, Golden Retrievers, and walks along the beach. I design, print, cut, score, fold, and mail each card myself. Printful handles my mugs, bags, and non-letterpress prints.

Production partners

  • Hello World Paper Co

    VA, United States

    Designed by me and laser cut by Hello World Paper Co

  • Printful

    NC, United States

    I design my introvert items. They are printed at Printful and shipped from there.

  • Spreadshirt

    United States

    This company values relationships, quality work, and community spirit.

Shop policies

Last updated on November 15, 2016
I love creating cards and prints that matter to people. You can always tell what I'm thinking by what I'm printing. It's my meditation.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
I print cards that matter to me. So I want them to matter to you, too! Letterpress printed material means some variation in ink, but that's what makes it special. However, if you are not satisfied, you may always return your cards for a refund or a new card. Please message me if you receive damaged goods. I want you to be a satisfied customer.
Payment
PayPal and credit cards welcome. Items shipped as soon as payment is received.
Shipping
Cards are shipped with care using First Class mail in a padded envelope. Larger items such as framed posters are shipped Priority and with tracking.
Additional policies and FAQs
Some custom orders available. It depends upon what type I have and how long it takes.

More information

Last updated on Nov 15, 2016
Frequently asked questions

Custom and personalized orders

Custom orders are priced on the number of words and type of material used. For example, a 5x7 printed on thick, cotton paper is usually $35 for a short quote. I need one to two weeks to work on custom orders.