Intro to Block Printing on Fabric

Saturday, November 10 at 11 AM – 4 PM
Activity Room
Jessica Trotter Designs

Intro to Block Printing on Fabric with Jessica Trotter Designs

Why not have reusable wrapping paper and help the planet? Or maybe create some beautiful hand printed napkins for your next Holiday dinner party? 

Learn all the techniques required to carve your very own block print and create your own custom fabric in this Saturday workshop! 
Explore colour palettes, printing techniques and how to make a repeat pattern with Jessica Trotter. And at the end you will have a piece of printed fabric that you can make into anything. ALL SUPPLIES INCLUDED. Be sure to bring a lunch and clothes you don't mind getting dirty!! 

What’s Included in the workshop:
-One lino block that will be yours to carve with your design and keep
-a half yard of fabric that will be yours to print on and keep
-Tools and printing pastes and all other materials will be provided for you to use
-A small handout of the basics of fabric design and colour theory will be yours to keep

Level: Beginner (All are welcome)

Where: The Tett Centre in the Activity Room (1st floor)

Time and date: Between 11 am and 4 pm on Saturday, November 10th

NOTE: Lunch will NOT be provided but there will be a 30 minute break!

Parking: There will be free parking on Saturday in the lower parking lot at the Tett Centre

Workshop Apparel: Please wear clothing that you don't mind getting messy. You are also welcome to bring an apron.

Open to the Public: Recommended ages 13+
*This Venue has an accesible entrance*

Max number of participants: 6
*To have more one-on-one time with each student, I like to have small numbers in each class. That way, everyone gets a chance to ask me questions and see what I'm doing with an enjoyable amount of people.