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Grand Opening: New Orleans!

May 05 2015

Help celebrate New Orleans’ newest book arts haven: the shared work space of The Southern Letterpress  and Yuka Petz’s Studio Ippiki. Saturday, May 9, 2015, 6 to 10 p.m. 3700 St. Claude Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana We’ll celebrate with lettepress-printing & bookbinding for all! Come print & bind your own opening-day notebook!   Make some swag! Create your own buttons.  Get … Continue reading Grand Opening: New Orleans!

Early Morning Letterpress Love, 2/14/15 in Alabama

Jan 22 2015

February 14, 2015 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Southern Letterpress 5500 1st Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35212 Celebrate Valentine’s Day in a wholesome, creative, non-commercial way: at the printing press! You will learn how to set a few of your own words about love in metal or wood type, and then print the words on the mighty Vandercook printing … Continue reading Early Morning Letterpress Love, 2/14/15 in Alabama

The Southern Letterpress & Desert Island Supply Co. Gift Guide

Dec 05 2014

Holiday Sale! Saturday 12/6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday 12/7 3 to 5:30 p.m. The Southern Letterpress and The Desert Island Supply Co. 5500 1st Ave N, Birmingham AL 35212 We have all the gifts you need this holiday season, all handcrafted with love and imagination. The Southern Letterpress and the Desert Island Supply Co. work together under one roof … Continue reading The Southern Letterpress & Desert Island Supply Co. Gift Guide

Design Week Birmingham Printer’s Fair

Oct 10 2014

The Southern Letterpress will be representing in full color at Design Week Birmingham Printer’s Fair!  October 26, 2014 10 to 2 p.m. We will demonstrating letterpress and selling our goods.  

From Northport to Birmingham

Aug 24 2014

After two wonderful years of printing in Northport, Alabama, we decided to move on up to the city! Starting on September 1, come visit us in our new location in Birmingham, Alabama. We will be located within the Desert Island Supply Company, a wonderful place for creativity and writing in Woodlawn. Nothing is changing except our location: we will still … Continue reading From Northport to Birmingham

The Southern Letterpress at Ox Bow School of Art

Jul 24 2014

Bridget and Jessica co-taught a two week class in letterpress printing and book arts at Ox Bow School of Art in July.  Here’s a studio shot.

A faux-batical for Jessica

Jan 12 2014

I’m heading out to Farmville, VA for the next few months! Keep updated on all the exciting projects on my paper souvenir site, here. I will be printing commercially for The Southern Letterpress while I am in Virginia. The storefront in Northport will be open for a limited schedule while I am gone, and utilized as a workspace by a … Continue reading A faux-batical for Jessica

Linotype: The Film

Dec 16 2013

Join The Southern Letterpress and Oma Darlin’ Press at our studio in Gulfport, FL, for Paper & Pints! Our December Paper & Pints will take place on Friday, December 20th, from 7-9 pm, and will feature a FREE screening of Linotype: The Film, a feature-length documentary centered around the Linotype type casting machine. Called the “Eighth Wonder of the World” … Continue reading Linotype: The Film

New Studio Opening

Sep 17 2013

Join us on Friday, September 27 from 6:00-9:00 pm as we celebrate the opening of our new studio, located at the border of Saint Petersburg and Gulfport, FL. Check out our new digs and print your very own commemorative keepsake on one of our antique printing presses. And yes, refreshments will be served! Visit our Facebook event page for more … Continue reading New Studio Opening

Programs for Judy Collins

Sep 07 2013

We just finished printing and folding 600 programs for Judy Collins’ performance tonight at the Bama Theatre in Tuscaloosa. The concert commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Bama Theatre! Awesome helper-folders.

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