Printing: Print Your Own Tea Towels

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Self-confessed “Queen of the Tea Towel”, Ro Cook, will show you her tricks of the trade in this one-day screen printing workshop.
Did you know tea towels where once a prestigious item used only by the female head of the household to clean her finest china? Now we can make them useful pieces of art for everyone!

You will take home quality tea towels with unique printed designs and the knowledge to continue to print fabrics using hand cut stencils.

During this course the intention is that the following topics will be covered, but not necessarily in the order given. Due to the variable nature of Adult Education classes, parts of the curriculum may be adapted to suit the needs of the class.

Ideal for

Suitable for all levels of experience.

Objectives
  • Create original designs and adapt their designs for screen-printing
  • Have experienced screen-printing
  • Have printed a minimum of 2 tea towels
Outcomes

By the end of the day you will

  • Adapt your ideas for printing
  • Cut screen ready stencils
  • Prepare and use screen printing techniques
  • Create placement prints
  • Be introduced to and use multi-colour printing techniques
Materials provided
  • Printing inks and most equipment supplied.
  • 2 linen/cotton tea towels
What to bring
  • Old rags for drying hands and cleaning up
  • Protective clothing eg apron or smock
  • Plastic spatulas (kitchen variety)
  • A hairdryer
  • Please feel free to bring small cotton and/or linen items– washed and ironed – it may be possible to print extra items
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

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