Notes From the State Above California

A free monthly newsletter I sent to approximately 50 people for four years, 2005-2008. Each one was in a different form.

Issue 2: pillowcases with hand-embroidered Oregon, filled with crumpled up newsletter articles, 2005.

Issue 5: paper dolls of my dog, Rufus, 2005.

Issue 6: hand-made security kit made as a reaction to a nasty break-in, 2005.

Issue 7: hand-drawn vacation “photos” on paper wound into film canisters, 2005.

Issue 12: screenprinted fabric envelopes, 2005.

Issue 14: set of four beaver-theme valentine cards, 2006.

Issue 15: fridge magnets of my family with speech bubbles, 2006.

Issue 18: Oregon party plans, 2006.

Issue 18: Oregon party plans, 2006.

Issue 26: Stitch-a-Rufus kit to make a cross-stitched dog, 2007.

Issue 27: What Would Notes From the State Above California Do decision-making wheel, 2007.

Issue 37: screenprinted tissues (arrived in packages), 2008.

Issue 45: sorry banner (text on back apologizes for the poor quality of the prior issue), 2008.

Issue 46: “Brittany and the Newsletter” book explaining the impending end of the unpaid newsletter, 2008.

TP Teepee: a teepee sculpture that hides a roll of toilet paper, 2009.  Part of the year-long paid subscription Notes From the State Above California.

Favorite Book Sculptures: hand-embroidered versions of subscribers’ favorite books, 2009.  Part of the year-long paid subscription Notes From the State Above California.

Favorite Book Sculptures: hand-embroidered versions of subscribers’ favorite books, 2009.  Part of the year-long paid subscription Notes From the State Above California.