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Katharine Watson

Portland, Maine · 2237 Sales

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Katharine Watson

Portland, Maine 2237 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(375)

Announcement   Block Printed Paper Goods & Textiles.
To see behind the scenes, follow us on Instagram at @katharine_watson

Every item begins with a hand-carved linoleum block. I sketch the design on to linoleum, carve it out by hand and then print the block using a printing press.

For wholesale orders, email hello [at] katharinewatson.com, or find me on Etsy Wholesale!

I also do custom orders, including wedding invitations, licensing and custom prints. Feel free to contact me with any requests!

You can also visit my website at www.katharinewatson.com.

Announcement

Last updated on Jan 2, 2017

Block Printed Paper Goods & Textiles.
To see behind the scenes, follow us on Instagram at @katharine_watson

Every item begins with a hand-carved linoleum block. I sketch the design on to linoleum, carve it out by hand and then print the block using a printing press.

For wholesale orders, email hello [at] katharinewatson.com, or find me on Etsy Wholesale!

I also do custom orders, including wedding invitations, licensing and custom prints. Feel free to contact me with any requests!

You can also visit my website at www.katharinewatson.com.

Katharine Watson

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Katharine Watson

Floral Tea Towel
$22.00
Set of Six Foil Stamped "Thank You" Cards
$16.00
Block Printed Art Print
$22.00
Single Hand Block Printed Card
$5.00
Floral Notepad
$10.00
Set of Eight Block Printed Coasters
$10.00
Single Hand Block Printed Card
$5.00
Set of Six Foil Stamped Merry Christmas Cards
$16.00
Set of Two Blank Journals
$16.00
Single Hand Block Printed Card
$5.00
Set of Six Block Printed Cards
$16.00
Set of Six Foil Stamped Happy Holidays Cards
$16.00
Set of Six Block Printed Cards
$16.00
Set of Six Foil Stamped Happy Birthday Cards
$16.00
Single Hand Block Printed Card
$5.00
Set of Six Foil Stamped Cards
$16.00
Set of Eight Block Printed Coasters
$10.00
Set of Eight Block Printed Coasters
$10.00
Set of Two Blank Journals
$16.00
Block Printed Art Print
$22.00
Set of Six Block Printed Cards
$16.00
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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(375)
Melissa Szwan

Melissa Szwan on Feb 21, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful calendar—Katherine's work is lovely and my order arrived on schedule, in perfect condition.

Laura Cadrain

Laura Cadrain on Feb 7, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

High quality paper and beautiful prints. It's been so difficult to find a wall calendar with enough room to write on each day--but this one is perfect for that 😊

H5M118

H5M118 on Feb 3, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Wonderful design; precise craftsmanship; quickly delivered; thank-you.

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Updates

Last day for 50% off in the shop! Use code "SUMMER50" at checkout to shop my moving sale!

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Set of Six Foil Stamped Cards
$16.00

About

Katharine creates block printed paper goods and textiles inspired by botanical patterns and decorative arts.

Katharine Watson started printmaking in college, when the spot she hoped to take in a painting course didn’t fit with her class schedule. She fell in love with linocuts there, and went on to study block printing in India and then to focus on printmaking for the remainder of her art education.

After college, Katharine was walking down the street with a friend when they passed a sidewalk art fair. On a whim, she signed up to participate and started selling her work as much as she could: online, at art fairs, trade shows and markets.

What began as a college thesis and side project has since turned into Katharine’s full time career and has led to features in Vogue and Martha Stewart Living, as well as collaborations with the Metropolitan Museum and Chronicle Books, among many others.

Katharine spends her time working in her Portland, Maine studio where she still personally prints and ships all her orders herself. When she’s not printing, she’s brainstorming new product ideas or sketching new designs or working on the day-to-day logistics of running a small business.

Katharine grew up first in London and then attended high school in Hong Kong, before moving to Ohio to attend college. She now lives in Portland, Maine with her husband, cat, and two dogs in an old house they have been slowly renovating.

When she’s not working away in her studio, Katharine is probably out eating at a new restaurant somewhere, curled up watching TV, or planning her next big trip. You can see behind the scenes on Katharine’s Instagram.

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    Katharine started block printing in college and later traveled to India to study the technique. Her designs are based on traditional textiles and folk arts, and are all hand-carved from linoleum.

Shop policies

Last updated on December 18, 2015
Hello! My name is Katharine Watson and I create block printed paper goods and textiles. All of my pieces begin by hand-carving a linoleum block, and using the blocks to create a variety of designs and products.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
We accept both PayPal and Credit Card. All items will ship once payment has cleared.
Shipping
All packages are shipped via USPS within 2-3 business days unless otherwise noted. If you would like to upgrade to expedited shipping, or need to ship via UPS or FedEx, please contact us for a shipping upgrade.

We are not responsible for customs fees added to international orders upon arrival.
Refunds and Exchanges
I hope that your prints will arrive in perfect condition and that you will be 100% satisfied with your purchase. If you are not happy with your purchase, please contact us within seven days of receiving your item. Returns will be handled on a case by case basis, and we will do everything we can to ensure your satisfaction.

Items must be returned in salable condition, and shipping costs are non-refundable.

We are not responsible for items damaged by the Postal Service, and cannot provide refunds for items lost in the mail. If you have not received an order, please contact us.
Additional policies and FAQs
Katharine Watson products are also available for wholesale. Please email hello [!at] katharinewatson.com to request a wholesale catalog.

For press requests or to obtain high-resolution images, please email hello [!at] katharinewatson.com.