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Category: Textiles and Print
Tutor: Jasmine Gilhooly
Price: £39 per person (includes tea and homemade cake & a glass of bubbles- if you'd like)
*If you'd like to do this as a group of friends do contact us if you'd like to re-arrange the time/date to suit you.
Enjoy experimenting print making with silk screens on to fabric. You will be mark making on your piece of hand dyed fabric which you will then assemble in to a decorative cushion that will be an ideal gift for a loved one or a beautiful piece for your home.
Whether you are a beginner or have experimented with screen printing before you will enjoy the day by learning additional print making skills and create an original piece of art by playing with composition, colour and traditional textile methods. Jasmine will teach you ways of screen-printing and fabric dying along with mark making. She will have two sewing machines assembled for you to then craft your piece of fabric art in to the perfect home furnishing – a cushion.
Skills & Techniques Covered:
Basic Sewing Skills
This course is suitable a range of abilities including beginners
Specialist materials and your cushion pad are included in your course fee.
Things to Bring:
An apron / old clothing you are happy to get messy in.
A notebook / paper scraps.
A bottle of bubbles if you'd like extra!
Jasmine is currently studying her MA at the Royal College of Art and has worked on her own business venture ‘J D’Cruz Bags’ since graduating in 2012 with a 1stClass BA (Hons) in Printed Textiles from Birmingham City University. After exhibiting her hand printed leather works in the form of handbags at New Designers in Islington she was talent spotted by Jimmy Choo and completed a 3month term at their HQ. J D’Cruz has currently won several awards including the Best New Business in 2016 in the Cherwell area of Oxfordshire and showcased at several pristegeous events including The Royal Windsor Horse Show, London Fashion Week, Soho House, The National Trust and was awarded support by the Princes Trust in 2015.
Times and Refreshments:
This course will run from 6pm-9pm, please arrive by 5:45pm for a prompt start. Homemade cakes, tea and coffee available throughout the day session. Any dietary requirement must be given to us a week before the course and will be met where possible.
Course date can be changed or modified for groups, however for single bookings the voucher cannot be exchanged for cash.
Private courses can be booked (maximum of 4 people and a flat fee of £156). Contact us to find out more.