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Intro to Letterpress

September 21, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn the basics of printing letterpress at The Soapbox, from setting type, to locking up your form on the press, to printing (and cleaning!) using the proof press and Vandercook cylinder press.

Other methods of image making will be discussed. Explore our type drawers and gain the basic skills you need to work during Open Hours.

About The Instructor

Celia Jailer is a printmaker with a deep love for letterpress. She is a 2018 graduate of the University of Massachussets, a previous Letterpress Studio Assistant at Penland School of Crafts, and is serving on the Soapbox Board.

Soapbox Members

Apply the code “SoapboxMember” at checkout for a $5 discount!


September 21, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm