Printing - Fabric screenprinting course

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Printing - Fabric Screen-printing course in Sydney

In this hands-on course you will explore a variety of hand screen-printing and colour application techniques and create your own fabulous designs on fabric using hand-cut stencils. No previous design or printing experience required.

If you want to learn to hand screen-print fabric in Sydney, then this course is for you.


During this course the intention is that the following topics will be covered, but not necessarily in the order given:

  • Appreciate the many sources of designs – how to adapt them for printing;
  • Preparation and use of the screen;
  • Placement prints;
  • Multi-colour printing;
  • Pattern repeats.

By the end of this course the student will:

  • Be able to adapt designs to make them suitable for printing;
  • Have experienced screen-printing;
  • Have printed a multi-coloured screen print;
  • Have designed a repeat pattern.
Materials provided
  • Printing inks and most equipment supplied.

Discounts for SCC students are available with the following retailers:

  • 10% discount at Dans Art Design – enter code ‘SCC’ at the checkout.

The link to the Website is DansArtDesign

  • Tilly’s Art Supplies in Rozelle, 10% off
  • Art On King Art Supplies in Newtown, 10% off
  • Eckersley’s Art Supplies in York Street, 10% off
What to bring

Not required for first class – will be discussed then.

  • A small stencil-cutting knife eg Exacto craft knife
  • Small brushes – eg size 0, 2, 4 flat or round
  • 50mm wide masking tape
  • Something to print on eg. a white T-Shirt or light coloured cotton fabric which has been washed
  • A few jars with lids for excess ink
  • Protective clothing eg apron or smock
  • Plastic spatulas (kitchen variety)
  • A hairdryer

Extra materials may cost approximately $30.00

Other Information
  • Please wear closed-in shoes.
  • All printing materials are water based and non-toxic
  • Drawing, cutting and printing will require a level of dexterity
Feedback from past students

"The tutor (Ro Cook) was great, very entertaining and a good teacher.... Ro was extremely knowledgeable, patient, amusing and made it such a fun course! Thoroughly enjoyed the course and got so much out of it, thanks to Ro !"

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

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This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

Course testimonials:

  • said: Ro is an excellent teacher, very knowledgeable, patient and talented.

  • said: 5 Stars!

  • said: It was great fun and we produced some very wearable art. Our tutor was knowledgeable, informative and had a great sense of humour. One of the most enjoyable classes I’ve done at the community college.

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