Paper press

Explore innovative paper press techniques and ideas for creating unique crafts. Discover how to make beautiful designs and textures with paper press.
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Blind embossing doesn’t need ink or special tools. The idea is to cut shapes out of cardboard or use some string or other found objects and make an imprint of their texture. There is something very fun and unique about a subtle shape embossed in a piece of paper.

Rene Fleming
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I was in Salt Lake City this past weekend, teaching an Experimental Papermaking workshop at the University of Utah. They had this really cool press! You could raise and lower that top bar to accommodate varying post sizes. And check out that cute little jack. This press worked really well for our 8″ x 10″ sheets of paper. Often when I’m teaching, the question arises about how to press papers in a home studio. Here’s a bit about pressing (with some added bits) excerpted from my book, The…

Yamile Delgado