Say I Love You with Letterpress Printing
It is the time of year for Valentine’s cards. Some of those will be coming from a local woman who is keeping the tradition of letterpress printing alive, one piece of paper at a time.
Sarah Ridgley, owner of Pheasant Press in Fort Smith, AR, is standing in front of a humming machine. It’s the sound of keeping a dying art alive as Ridgley prints cards which read “Love.” She does so using letterpress printing, churning out hand fed and hand laid typed paper.
Ridgley fell in love with letterpress paper eight years ago....