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Description

Learn about the traditional craft of Indian Block Printing with images of block printing around Jaipur, handling hand printed fabrics and hand carved blocks. You will print tissue paper, card and coloured papers in the morning using a large  collection of Indian wood blocks experimenting with colour, design placement and repeats. After lunch, you will have the opportunity to choose a bag, tea towel or napkin to print using your favourite block. This course is open to everyone, no experience necessary but if you enjoy learning new crafts, experimenting with pattern, colour and fabric and creating your own fabric design the this is for you. Suitable for beginners. Tutor Information Clare Walsh is a Textile Designer, Maker and Workshop tutor, with a background in education and a lifetime love of textiles she uses botanical material to print directly onto fabric, creating vibrant unique prints which are used in garments, interior products and accessories. Inspired by and printed from nature her printed textiles are created for bespoke commissions and special projects. Travels in India and a growing collection of hand carved Indian printing blocks have inspired hand printed designs on natural linen and organic cottons and Clare’s enthusiasm for printed textile design, is communicated in the range of courses and workshops she delivers to students of all ages.

What's included in the price?

Includes tuition, all materials, three course hot/cold buffet lunch, refreshments.

Duration

1 day (9:30am to 4:30pm)

Cancellation policy

Non-refundable - Refunds are not available

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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Accommodation offered
  • Parking provided
  • Intermediate level
  • Suitable for beginners
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Venue

Dillington House, , Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9DT