Indian Block Printing for the Home

Crafts

Printing

Day course

Clare Walsh

14 April 2023

9:00 am to 4:30 pm

£95 includes materials

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Description

Learn about the traditional skill 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 the collection of 50 Indian wood blocks experimenting with colour, design placement and repeats.

After lunch, you will have the opportunity to print a textile item, a tea towel, linen fabric that can be used to make a runner or cushion, or a drawstring bag creating an unique product to take home.

Suitable for beginners, no experience necessary.

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.

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