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Textile Block Printing

The Craft Lab

Saturday, 2 May 2020 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT)

Textile Block Printing

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single ticket 2 May 2020 $135.00 $6.75

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Textile Block Printing 

Design + Print on fabric! Using simple tools, Heather Young of The Craft Lab will teach you how to carve printing blocks and transfer the designs onto fabrics. Play with the immediate and versatile technique of block printing and build up a variety of patterns. Different materials will be explored using foam, rubber, string and wood stamps to experiment with. At the end of the workshop students will have sample patterns to take home and a completed print on a cotton tote bag. Repeat techniques for half drop, half brick, and mirror will be covered. Novice and experienced makers welcome.

Feel free to bring a piece of clothing to print on. (T-shirts and sweatshirts work well) This workshop is part of a sustainable initiative to use the clothing in your closets and repair, re-use, and renew your relationship with the things we already own. This technique can be used on a wide variety of textiles. 

All supplies included. Please bring a bag lunch. 

Materials provided

cotton fabrics

carving block

textile inks

canvas bag

carving tools

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Artscape SunWah Building
268 Keefer St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1X6
4th floor


Saturday, 2 May 2020 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (PDT)

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The Craft Lab

The Craft Lab is a Vancouver based company offering workshops in textile arts. We support people in their creative explorations and encourage skill sharing and making connections. Workshops are open to novice and advanced individuals to learn and experiment with materials and techniques that are connected to textiles including weaving, dyeing, felting, surface design, quilting, sewing and more. We are enthusiastic supporters all things handmade and attempt to use sustainable practices whenever possible in our work.

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