Block Printing Workshop!
Date & Times:
Friday, July 19th, 2019 from 6PM-8PM &
Saturday, July 20th from 12PM-5PM
Location: Blackbird Fabrics Studio, 1330 Napier Street, Vancouver BC.
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About the Class
Have you ever wanted to design your own fabric? Learn how to make your own block printed fabric with this fabulous set of workshops. You will learn the tips and techniques needed to design your own block using rubber blocks and linoleum cutters. In the first evening, we will focus on pattern design elements and how to create repeat patterns. The second night of class will center on printing on fabric with your hand-made rubber blocks and a selection of colour paints specifically designed for printing. You choose what pattern network you would like to create on your very own meter of fabric! Then take it home to start sewing your own tote bag, dopp kit, tea towel, cushion, or basic tank! There are so many options for your newly designed piece of fabric.
Class fee includes:
- 7 hours of class time.
- A kit containing 1 meter of pre-washed fabric and carving rubber.
- Treats and refreshments throughout the class.
- The use of our class tools, paints, and other necessary notions - there is no need for you to bring anything!
- A 15% discount coupon to use for a future purchase.
This class is designed for everyone! No experience is necessary.
About The Instructor:
Kaytee Kilgour is a Textile Artist and Surface Design instructor living in Vancouver, BC. Kaytee currently teaches Textile Surface Design at Vancouver Community College (Fashion Design & Production). She has taught classes at Emily Carr University and facilitated workshops at Blim Art & Craft Facility. Kaytee has exhibited her textile work in Vancouver as a solo artist, in group shows, collaborations and site specific installations. Her most recent work explores absences in craft through weaving and sounds. Kaytee works with local designers, manufacturers and non-profit social enterprise to develop production programs.
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