1 Day Workshop: Fabric Printing
Starts: August 12, 2017 10:30 am
Saturday 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Meets on: August 12
Instructor: Crista Jaeckel
Level: Absolute Beginner
No sewing experience required
Cost: $40 plus materials
Registered students receive a 10% discount on materials at JP Knit & Stitch
Want to learn how to print your own patterned fabric to use in your craft and DIY projects? This mini workshop is for you! During this 3 hour workshop you’ll learn how to carve your own block and transfer your design onto fabric.
Check out Crista’s Instagram for lots of great fabric printing inspiration! She also recommends these books on the subject, some of which you can find here at JP Knit & Stitch:
Stamp Stencil Paint By Anna Joyce
Fabric Printing at Home Julie B. Booth
The Spoonflower Handbook
- Washed natural cotton, linen or canvas. Calico and Canvas is available in the store. We suggest bringing more than what you will need as it is fun to have the freedom to be creative and try different stamps and colors.
- Bring a apron or wear clothes that can get ink on them.
- Rubber carving block , easier and safer to carve than linoleum. http://www.dickblick.com/products/speedball-speedy-cut-carving-blocks/
Foam Brayer size 1.5 http://www.dickblick.com/items/06901-5238/
- Lino Carving tool with at least 3 interchangeable blades. http://www.dickblick.com/products/speedball-linoleum-cutters/
- Utility knife
- Paper and pencil ruler (drawing ideas, designs)
- Textile paint, color or colors of your choice. Small jars will be enough for our purpose. If you want to mix custom colors , remember to bring white and black. http://www.dickblick.com/products/speedball-fabric-screen-printing-inks/