Calligraphy by Stefanie Weigele

Hmm. That’s what happens when I start learning broad pen – I try to construct cadels! It’s actually quite meditative.

Hmm. That’s what happens when I start learning broad pen – I try to construct cadels! It’s actually quite meditative.

And here are some of the envelopes for the same Blue Exchange!

And here are some of the envelopes for the same Blue Exchange!

Here’s my card and envelope design for the Flourishforum’s recent Colour Blue Exchange. I think most should have arrived by now!

Here’s my card and envelope design for the Flourishforum’s recent Colour Blue Exchange. I think most should have arrived by now!

Shopping list – I really like this big, sturdy nib for casual writing!

Shopping list – I really like this big, sturdy nib for casual writing!

A long overdue letter to a generous and wonderful new pen pal! Written with my newly acquired, sturdy Brandauer Times Pen no. 531.

A long overdue letter to a generous and wonderful new pen pal! Written with my newly acquired, sturdy Brandauer Times Pen no. 531.

Detail from an envelope for a dear old friend, as you can see I am working on a freehand version of Spencerian … and I found a way to write ‘ß’ that looks ok!

Detail from an envelope for a dear old friend, as you can see I am working on a freehand version of Spencerian … and I found a way to write ‘ß’ that looks ok!

#latergram of outgoing snailmail … still very Blue themed.

#latergram of outgoing snailmail … still very Blue themed.

Here’s some outgoing mail to a sweet pen pal … still summerly themed, though it’s so grey today. Sorry about all the challenges, I just don’t have time for these at the moment!!

Here’s some outgoing mail to a sweet pen pal … still summerly themed, though it’s so grey today. Sorry about all the challenges, I just don’t have time for these at the moment!!

I bought a box of them (opened, but quite full) on EBay. They’re not exactly delicate, or fine, or very flexible, but I think I will definitely find some use for it!! And I have a feeling they will work on very difficult paper too. Brandauer Times Pen No. 531. And I’m tired, so good night to you all!

I bought a box of them (opened, but quite full) on EBay. They’re not exactly delicate, or fine, or very flexible, but I think I will definitely find some use for it!! And I have a feeling they will work on very difficult paper too. Brandauer Times Pen No. 531. And I’m tired, so good night to you all!

Wrapping up an ink sample for a colleague in graphic design and lettering – I hope it arrives safely!

Wrapping up an ink sample for a colleague in graphic design and lettering – I hope it arrives safely!