Design and Print Your Own Fabric, Private Tuition

In Lewes

£ 320 VAT inc.

Description

  • Typology

    Private lessons

  • Level

    Beginner

  • Location

    Lewes

  • Class hours

    8h

  • Duration

    1 Day

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

Creating hand printed fabrics is a rewarding process allowing you to transform your home accessories and interiors into something unique. If you ever wonder how to design and print your own fabric, this introduction course is the ideal one for you. This 1-2-1 Design & Print Your Own Fabric Workshop is suitable for those wishing to learn for pleasure or business. During this workshop we will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to design and print your own fabric by learning three different techniques: paper stencil silk screen printing, linoleum block printing and drawing fluid silk screen technique.

The idea of turning your skills, talents or passion to a craft business is very alluring. It's rewarding and possible, but the reality is that you need to be equipped with huge amount of knowledge of what is really involved. During this workshop we will talk about how to make that transition. We will prepare you with facts and useful information. This includes list of suppliers, how to put together a collection, pricing your products, selling direct to consumers or retailers, wholesale strategies, how to prepare yourself for attending craft fairs, shows or trade exhibitions. We will also talk about the importance of branding, marketing and how the advances of today's social networking and online communities can enhance and increase the potential audience for your craft.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Lewes (East Sussex)
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Hayston,Cooksbridge,Lewes, BN8 4SP

Starts

Different dates availableNow taking bookings

To take into account

Suitable for beginners as no prior knowledge in textile printing is required

Acquiring a new skill can sometimes be a daunting task, but it doesn't necessarily need to be that way when you receive plenty of individual attention. The advantages of our one-to-one workshops are that they can be tailored to your exact level and needs. You will get the opportunity to learn a new craft whilst at ease and at your own pace. We will support you to turn your skills into a business by providing plenty of business advice and trade tips. Your strengths and weaknesses are addressed consistently and fully without feeling the pressure by the progress of other students. Above all, enjoy some quality personal time away from the pressures of everyday life. Embrace the experience and treat yourself to the gift of lifelong learning.

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Subjects

  • Design
  • Printing
  • Trade
  • Fabrics
  • Drawing
  • Social Networking
  • Networking
  • Marketing
  • All the tips and tricks of the trade
  • Tools
  • Equipment and useful books
  • Preparation of the frame

Teachers and trainers (1)

Moji  Salehi

Moji Salehi

Designer maker

Course programme

Creating hand printed fabrics is a rewarding process allowing you to transform your home accessories and interiors into something unique. If you ever wonder how to design and print your own fabric, this introduction course is the ideal one for you. This 1-2-1 Design & Print Your Own Fabric Workshop is suitable for those wishing to learn for pleasure or business. During this workshop we will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to design and print your own fabric by learning three different techniques: paper stencil silk screen printing, linoleum block printing and drawing fluid silk screen technique.

The idea of turning your skills, talents or passion to a craft business is very alluring. It's rewarding and possible, but the reality is that you need to be equipped with huge amount of knowledge of what is really involved. During this workshop we will talk about how to make that transition. We will prepare you with facts and useful information. This includes list of suppliers, how to put together a collection, pricing your products, selling direct to consumers or retailers, wholesale strategies, how to prepare yourself for attending craft fairs, shows or trade exhibitions. We will also talk about the importance of branding, marketing and how the advances of today's social networking and online communities can enhance and increase the potential audience for your craft.

  • This is what we cover during this workshop:
  • Tools, equipment and useful books
  • Introduction to inks and paints
  • How to transfer your designs onto paper
  • Preparation of the frame
  • Printing on fabric using a silk screen frame
  • Artwork for screen printing using linoleum blocks
  • Carving techniques using different type of carving blades
  • Printing fabric samples
  • [ Artwork for screen printing using drawing fluid
  • Printing different fabric samples
  • Introduction to screen printing a repeating pattern
  • And all the tips and tricks of the trade

Designs are printed on cotton or linen fabrics using eco friendly water based inks. After drying and heat setting, the fabrics can be used for any project you desire.

Design and Print Your Own Fabric, Private Tuition

£ 320 VAT inc.