Printing Napkins with Cindy Iverson of Letterpress Central in Chandler

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Valerie Hoke
Printed napkins made at Letterpress Central
Forget decorations and placecards, and bring some handmade creativity on your next party or gathering with unique letterpress napkins. Cindy Iverson of Letterpress Central in Chandler shows us how to spell out words, personalize table settings, and incorporate images onto ordinary napkins as an easy way to add some character to any event.

Iverson is busy gearing up for the Phoenix Wayzgoose, a letterpress conference from Wednesday, June 5, through Sunday, June 9. But she took a break to guide us through the process of printing these custom napkins.

See also:
The Phoenix Wayzgoose: A Celebration of Letterpress (and Swap Meet/Auction of Goods!)
Painting Plaid Walls with Kenny Barrett of GROWop Boutique in Phoenix
DIY Glass Etching: A Semi-Dangerous How-To with Laurie Notaro

How to LetterPress from Voice Media Group on Vimeo.

Materials
-Printing ink (available at art supply store)
-Glass/plastic flat surface for spreading ink
-Brayer (roller for ink -- available at art supply stores)
-Assorted paper napkins
-Small piece of craft foam
-Plastic knife
-Letter/image letterpress stamps (easy to find at flea markets, antique stores, Etsy, or eBay)

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Letterpress Central

6185 W. Detroit St., Chandler, AZ

Category: General


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