Save the Date! Holiday Skillshare at 4 Acre Press

What: Save the Date! Holiday Skillshare at 4 Acre Press See Syd’s studio and gather with the LSC – GBW members for a fun afternoon of printing. We will use monoprinting techniques with silkscreens to make gift wrap and the letterpress to make gift tags.  Who: limit 10 Where: 4 Acre Press, 308 FM 1830, Argyle, TX 76226 When: Saturday, November 16 from 12 – … Continue reading Save the Date! Holiday Skillshare at 4 Acre Press

Meet Syd, LSC Events Coordinator!

Hi LSC – GBW members! I am looking forward to getting to know you all better. In fact, that’s one of the main reasons I joined the group, to expand my community and learn new skills. Kim, Catherine, Virginia and I are working together to plan some pretty fun events for the year. Thanks to Tish and Jeanne for all of the super helpful information … Continue reading Meet Syd, LSC Events Coordinator!

Thank you, Karen Hanmer, for an amazing workshop!

LSC Big Spring workshop: Contemporary Paper Bindings with Karen Hanmer was a success! We spent two days in the Texas A&M Preservations facility watching, learning, and making four beautiful paper bindings. Great space with a genuine Texas view. The paper bindings included: German Stiffened Paper Binding (using a double-fan adhesive), Paper Case with Adhesive Attachment, Laced Paper Case with Unsupported Sewing, and Long Stitch through a … Continue reading Thank you, Karen Hanmer, for an amazing workshop!

New England / Lone Star Chapter first fall print Exchange 2018

This year we partnered with our east coast cohorts, the New England chapter, for a joint fall print exchange with theme: Autumn Equinox. We had equal participation from both chapter membership (which made the mailing list much easier, thank you!) and these are the results! Enjoy. Conception of the first Lone Star / New England chapters joint print exchange went something like this: ::Scene: GBW … Continue reading New England / Lone Star Chapter first fall print Exchange 2018

Upcoming late summer and fall events

Hello friends, Here’s a list of what we’ve got planned over the next couple of months. Please check your inboxes for more details! August 25, Austin: Self guided group tour of the Austin Public Central Library at 10:30, followed by lunch, and then a tour of the lab with highlights of the fine bindings collection at the Harry Ransom Center at 1pm. Joint Chapter Autumn … Continue reading Upcoming late summer and fall events

Books Available for a Charitable Donation, in Memory of LSC Member Sharon Schoech

 Books of The Saint John’s Bible Available for Donations to a Charity Most all of the 7 books that make up The Saint John’s Bible are available for suggested donations of $30 to $50 each. They are the books co-ordinated by Saint John’s Abbey in Minnesota, with Donald Jackson as the Artistic Director. The books were originally $60 to $75 each, are in excellent condition, and … Continue reading Books Available for a Charitable Donation, in Memory of LSC Member Sharon Schoech