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Eco printing workshop

Duration: 9 am - 5pm

Price: £75

Run by: Lena Archbold
at Lena Archbold - Textile Art & Design

Ferndale Terrace
Tyne and Wear

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About the Course

Collect and bring leaves and flowers to this workshop where we are going to learn to print them on paper and cotton.

Printed paper then can be turned into beautiful cards or a scrap book, printed cotton turned into a wall hanging or a cushion. Please bring a white t-shirt and you will turn a blank t-shirt into an interesting and colourful top.

During the workshop you will be working with samples, testing different leaves while learning different techniques. A sample pack of fabric will be provided, including some that has been premordanted for you. However, you are welcome to bring fabric samples of your own to experiment with.

The following areas will be covered:

Preparing fabric to print – protein and cellulose fabrics
Mordants and modifier
Equipment for ecoprinting
Sourcing plant material
Steaming techniques
Laundering and aftercare of ecoprinted fabric
Safety and environmental issues

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Materials and light refreshment.
You are welcome to bring some natural fabrics and a white tshirt

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I enjoyed this workshop very much. Leana is very knowledgeable on the subject, and I felt I acquired the skill to allow me to take it further. I was pleased with the samples I made and the opportunity to try several different techniques.

- - #9368

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Course Start Dates

Sunday 16th June 2019

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