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Fabric Printmaking

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Create permanent textile designs using printing blocks which have been handmade by the tutor. Motifs for this workshop will be inspired by our local woodlands.

At this workshop you will print without a press onto fabric using professional heat fix printing inks. You will experiment with motifs and colours inspired by seasonal woodland flora and fauna. You will learn about blending colours, layering motifs and creating pattern design.

Once you have learned the basic techniques, you will have the option of printing your design onto either an organic cotton tote bag or onto a piece of calico that you may want to use as the basis of a cushion or quilt. Customers at previous workshops have made prints for appliqué work, cushions, patchwork, curtains, aprons and T-shirts. If you have a particular project in mind you can bring your own fabrics (must be light coloured).

Tea, coffee, soft drinks and homemade cake are included.

Please note: the workshop will remain open until 4pm following this class. If you would like to continue working on embellishing your piece, embroidery thread, beads, sequins and fabric scraps will be made available. You can also bring your own materials to add to your design. There will be an additional £5.00 charge for the afternoon, which can be paid on the day. THIS IS NOT A TUTORED SESSION.

Skill level: Beginner

Terms and conditions:

Our workshops are open to individuals aged fourteen and upwards. However, a responsible adult must remain on site at all time with minors.

Full payment is required at the time of booking to secure your place.

Any further details, along with anything you need to bring with you, will be sent out via email in advance of the scheduled date.

All workshops will begin promptly at the scheduled time, so please ensure that you arrive early enough to get yourself settled in and have a coffee and cake before the class is due to start.


For cancellations with more than two weeks’ notice, a refund will be given, less a 25% administration fee. Cancellations with less two weeks’ notice are non-refundable, unless we are able to fill your place.

All workshops will clearly be marked as being suitable for beginners, intermediate or advanced. When booking a workshop, you are responsible for assessing your own abilities. Happy Hare cannot be held responsible if you book the wrong level of workshop or do not read the description of the workshop correctly. A refund will not be given for booking a workshop which you later feel is not at the right level for you, unless the cancellation is made more than two weeks’ prior to the scheduled date.

Should we need to cancel a class due to circumstances beyond our control or limited numbers, a full refund will be given. Alternatively, you will be given the option to book onto another workshop.

Please note: when making a booking it is assumed that our terms and conditions have been read and approved.


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