Join textile artist Sarah Freeman to explore the magic of block printed fabric. Design and carve a printing block, and print your own unique fabrics using textile paints. Two 100% cotton bandanas and a set of four 100% cotton napkins are included and will be completed in this one day workshop.
Saturday August 1, 10am until 4pm
Workshop will be held at 209 Franklin St. Natchez.
Class will start promptly at 10am and begins with designing and carving printing blocks During woking time, color, material, pattern and steps to hand dye fabrics will be discussed. FABRICS WILL NOT BE HAND DYED DURING THIS WORKSHOP. We will take an hour break at noon for lunch. Following the lunch break, pattern layout will be discussed and fabrics will be printed. Samples will be on hand for inspiration, please bring ideas, photos, sketches and images you would like to explore turning into fabric. We will have design books on hand as well for inspiration.
This process is a fantastic way to embellish curtains, pillows, tea towels, tote bags, clothing and more! This workshop is suitable for those in high school and older. For those wishing to bring a lunch, MSFA has a refrigerator and microwave for students' use during workshops.
Materials for printing, two bandanas and four napkins are included. Please also bring a sketch book and pencil for working out designs and taking notes. Tools provided. Additional materials and tool sets are available for purchase at Crafted Gallery. Cloth masks mandatory.
Minimum students 3, maximum students 5. Masks are mandatory during this and all workshops at MSFA.