Upcycling with Block Printing
Hand-carved woodblocks from India have been used to print on fabrics for centuries.In this workshop, suitable for complete beginners, Michele will take you through the process of how to create a successful print.
You will learn the fundamentals of block printing, how to create a tiled pattern, test print on fabric scraps, and finally print on your chosen item.
When your first layer is completely dry after lunch, you will learn how you can take your block printing to the next level with layered shadow printing.
Block printing is a great way to easily up-cycle T-shirts or household items such as cotton napkins that may be looking drab, or have become stained or faded.Alternatively you can print on brand new textiles
£45 to include all materials, lunch, drinks, and homemade treats.
Saturday 27th July 2019
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Spend a relaxing afternoon, creating your own interpretation of a Northumbrian seascape of your choice using acrylic paint. Photographs will be provided. Alternatively, you can bring in your own photograph of a seascape.
£35 to include all materials, drinks, and homemade treats.
An Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery
Saturday 14th September 2019
10:30 pm – 1:30 pm
All abilities are welcome to this creative morning. Come and learn how to use silver clay to create your own bespoke jewellery. Along the way you will learn the techniques of rolling & cutting, texturing, layering, pre-and post fire finishing, burnishing, polishing and oxidising if an ‘antique’ effect is desired.
£66.50 to include all materials, drinks and homemade treats.