Letterpress Printing & Handset Type

Aug 20 2019

Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 9 to noon Learn the very basics of letterpress printing. You’ll design a 5 x 7 inch print using type from the extensive collection at The Southern Letterpress. You’ll set metal or wood movable type, and then print an edition of 35 prints on the mighty Vandercook SP-15 flatbed printing press. – $80, limited to … Continue reading Letterpress Printing & Handset Type

Letterpress Printed Holiday Card Party!

Aug 18 2019

Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 9 to noon Learn the very basics of letterpress printing while making your own holiday or New Year’s greeting! Set your own words in metal or wood movable type, and then print 40 cards on the mighty Vandercook SP-15 flatbed printing press.  $80, limited to 5 participants. All supplies included. To register, email jessica@thesouthernletterpress.com

Book Printing at Paper Machine

Dec 29 2017

Saturday, January 19 & 26 2019, 1 to 5 p.m. Design and print your own limited edition book using the digital printing equipment at Paper Machine! Work with bookmaker and designer Jessica Peterson to learn how to use desktop publishing to design and format your contents. We’ll go over quick and easy methods of using the Adobe Creative Suite; including … Continue reading Book Printing at Paper Machine

The Letterpress Printed Business Card

Aug 20 2019

Saturday, October 12 from 9 to noon Print your digital business card design via letterpress! We’ll use photopolymer plate technology to make printing plates of your business card design and then print 100 copies on the Vandercook SP-15 flatbed printing press. And, you get to keep the printing plates for future use. – $90, limited to 5 participants. All supplies included. Email … Continue reading The Letterpress Printed Business Card

Featured on NOLA.com

May 18 2016

We are so excited to be featured on nola.com as a wedding invitation designer and printer with a ‘wow’ factor! http://www.nola.com/fashion/index.ssf/2016/05/post_44.html#0

Paper & Pints at PRINT ST. PETE

Mar 23 2016

Paper & Pints is back! Join us this Friday for an open house at PRINT ST. PETE Community Letterpress. We’ll be printing limited edition coasters available for purchase and offering brews by donation. It’s a great chance to scope out the studio and learn more about our Letterpress Basics workshops and studio rental opportunities. We’ll also have letterpress goods for … Continue reading Paper & Pints at PRINT ST. PETE

FL Letterpress Basics Workshop

Join instructors Bridget Elmer of The Southern Letterpress, FL, and Kaitlin Crockett of Oma Darlin’ Press on Saturday April 16th from 10am-4pm for our one-day Letterpress Basics workshop. This class will introduce students to letterpress printing from handset type and photopolymer plates. We will cover typesetting, ink mixing, makeready, and press operation on our flatbed and table top platen presses. Students who complete this … Continue reading FL Letterpress Basics Workshop

Finalist for WE Fellowship!

Mar 14 2016

The Southern Letterpress is honored and excited to be one of five finalists for the Woman Entrepreneur Fellowship, sponsored by the Junior League of New Orleans. https://www.noew.org/…/woman-entrepreneur-fellowship-presen…

PRINT ST. PETE Community Letterpress

Jan 17 2016

We are turning a new page at The Southern Letterpress in Florida! After a year-long hiatus (during which we welcomed a new Lady of Letterpress into the world), we are shifting our focus from production to education. Beginning in February of 2016, we will be teaming up with Kaitlin Crockett of Oma Darlin’ Press to offer a regular schedule of letterpress … Continue reading PRINT ST. PETE Community Letterpress

From The Itinerant Printer

Jan 03 2016

The Itinerant Printer included both branches of The Southern Letterpress on his across-country tour in 2015. He wrote great summaries of both printing experiences. A great summary of how Bridget uses her talents at both Ringling and The Southern Letterpress in Florida: http://itinerantprinter.com/2015/07/13/the-southern-letterpress-st-petersburg-fl/ (from Jessica) Even though I relocated to New Orleans a year after moving to Birmingham, I love Chris’s documentation of … Continue reading From The Itinerant Printer

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