So, I'm back. I haven't been doing much sewing these last few weeks (though I have been thinking of such things, for sure), but I have been...letterpressing!
I have been dying to try a printing class at Cleveland's local printing coop, Zygote Press, and was excited when my weekend schedule afforded me the chance to spend two whole days there.
We were supposed to design and print a business card for our class project. I designed a card to include with Clever Charlotte orders instead, so look for one of these cards in a Clever Charlotte package coming your way soon!
We printed our cards on a Chandler & Price, one of the leading platen presses of its day and still highly sought after. The C&P also happened to be made right here in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.--see?
Before starting out on the C&P, we ginned up a hand-cranked Vandercook to proof our designs. Here are the 4 student works being locked up in the bed--
There were lots of other fun, old-timey things in the studio to photograph--
I can't wait to get back into the studio to finish up my cards, hopefully in a custom color, and who knows what other fun projects!