Monday 22nd July- Block Printing a Lampshade Workshop 10-2:30pm. The Studio, Hatch End Old Poultry Farm, Bicester, OX255QL
Our Block Print a Lampshade workshop is suitable for all abilities, whether you’ve never Block Printed before or your a confident fabric printer we will show you how to print your own fabric and turn it into a 20cm or 30cm professional drum Lampshade. You will have full use of our full collect of Indian Printing Blocks, Fabric Paint and equipment with all the materials you need included in the price of the workshop.
The workshop will start with a full demonstration on how to block print, along with showing you several different printing techniques you might like to use, you will then have an hour or so to practice printing on plain fabric with lots of different designs and colours testing out different styles. We will then look at coming up with a pattern for your lampshade making sure your design lines up on the fabric and fits within the space available. When you confident with your design you will move onto printing the fabric for your shade, once finished and dry we will work in pairs to assemble the lampshade. This workshop will run slightly over lunch to ensure you with plenty of time to print your fabric, we suggest bringing a snack with you incase you need a short break during the workshop. You may finish before 2:30, if so you can head home early or spend the remaining time printing something else in our studio!
This workshop is suited for all abilities, whether you have printed before or not this workshop is for everyone! Indian Block Printing does not require you to be artistic or creative, it’s suitable for everyone so don’t be put off if you think you need to come with lots of ideas because you don’t! We have lots of samples and inspiration to help you get started!
You don’t need to bring anything as all your materials are provided, unless you have a particular fabric you would like to print onto. Tea, Coffee & Cake will be provided and as suggested you can bring a snack as the workshop will be running over lunch!
After paying for your workshop we will email you a confirmation & more workshop details.