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Sunday 19th May 2018
Category: Textiles, Craft and Print
Tutor: Jasmine Gilhooly
Enjoy 1 day experimenting with leather or suede print making with silk screens. You will be mark making on your leather hides, which you will then upholster on to a small personalised decorative chair that will be an ideal gift for a loved one or a stunning piece for your home.
Whether you are a beginner or have experimented with screen printing before, you will enjoy the 1 day workshop by learning additional print making skills and create an original piece of art for the home. Jasmine will teach you ways of screen-printing and basic upholstery skills for leather. Over the day you will transform your chair giving it a new lease of life by painting the frame and transforming it into something incredible before covering it in your very own piece of hand printed leather.
Skills & Techniques Covered:
Basic Upholstery Skills
Furniture painting and transformation
This course is suitable for a range abilities including beginners
Some specialist printing materials are included in your course fee.
The tutor will provide materials such as leather and paint; your chair will be provided by you.
Things to Bring:
A small vintage chair – check with your tutor that the chair you have in mind is suitable. (Ideally with a pop out seat)
An apron / old clothing you are happy to get messy in.
Some Annie Sloane paint and brushes will be provided however if you would like a specific colour you may bring your own. Available at Fancy That in Banbury - use your booking confirmation to claim 10% off of paint and painting materials there.
Jasmine 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 recently won several awards including the Best New Business in 2016 in the Cherwell area of Oxfordshire and showcased at several prestigious 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 9:30am-5pm, please arrive by 9:15am for a prompt start. Homemade cakes, tea and coffee available throughout the day along with a light lunch provided. Any dietary requirement must be given to us a week before the course and will be met where possible.
Course date cannot be changed or modified unless it is at the discretion of the tutor, the voucher cannot be exchanged for cash.
Private courses can be booked (maximum of 4 people and a flat fee of £398). Contact us to find out more.