Steel engraving.

November News & Early Holiday

Everything you always wanted to know about stationery engraving and limited edition engraved goodies for the holidays: Published in PRINT Magazine…“Glossary of Engraving Terms” by Nancy Sharon Collins. The featured image, lower right, from 1859 shows one method used for book illustration still in use until the turn of the last century. In this glossary, excerpted from her…
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11/3/16 Sugar Bakeshop, Charleston

How to Write a Letter Thurs., Nov. 3, 6-8:00pm Sugar Bakeshop 59-1/2 Cannon Street Charleston, South Carolina Register here Hands-on Workshop…It’s not calligraphy or English composition. It is learning two distinct and compatible skills that may be new to attendees: 1) 5-point punch list for writing successful personal correspondence. 2) Enabling people to become comfortable…
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Departures features monogram.

3. Nancy Says—Clients are Loyal

In this third of the 10 part mini-video series Nancy Sharon Collins, stationer extraordinaire, offers an example of why her clients are loyal. In 2001 she was featured on the Martha Stewart Living TV show that landed one of her earliest and most faithful clients. The product of this particular client collaboration is seen in…
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Fall Classes for 2016

Letter writing and monogram classes given again this autumn by Nancy Sharon Collins, tickets are limited so sign up now: 11/3/16 Letter Writing Class at Sugar Bakeshop in Charleston, SC. 11/12/16 Letter Writing Class, French Quarter, New Orleans. SOLD OUT. 11/12/16 Monogram Class, French Quarter, New Orleans. SOLD OUT. Monogram Class: Create your very own custom, hand…
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2. Nancy Says—The Importance of Bespoke Monograms

In this second of the 10 part mini-video series, Mrs. Collins believes in the importance of hand drawn, custom, bespoke monograms and their relationship to good graphic design. 2. Nancy Says—The Importance of Bespoke Monograms from Mrs. Collins. In the much longer article, Engraver, Communicator of Content published by Intellect Books, Collins goes on to…
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