Workshops

Workshops

What to Bring: Bring along an apron and a sketch book if you have one with any ideas you may have. Any other items required for a the workshops will be listed within the details.

Payment: Payment is required prior to the workshops to reserve your place. We will contact you with details.

Studio shop: You can purchase plain fabrics and textile items including canvas bags, tea towels and cushion covers ready to print. We also have fabric paints, dyes and thermofax screens that can be purchased. Product payments can be made on the day by cash or cheque.

Booking: If you’d like to book a space onto one of the workshops at Littleheath Barn Studio, email contact@littleheathbarnstudio.com or call Liske on 07980772064 or Claire on 07713875119.


    

Art Cloth Course - Three day course over three months

Time:  10:00-15:00

Dates: Thursdays 14th Sept, 12th October and 9th November *FULLY BOOKED*

Cost: £110

Details: We're excited to be offering another Art Cloth course in autumn 2017. You will build up layers of pattern and colour using a wide variety of printing and fabric decoration techniques (including screen printing, discharge printing, working with thickened dyes as well as fabric paints) to produce a gorgeous price of art cloth which can be used within other projects or as a piece of art! Soup included for lunch.



Art Cloth Course - Three day course over three months  

Time:  10:00-15:00

Date: Fridays 15th September, 13th October and 10th November **FULLY BOOKED** 

 Cost: £110 

Details: The Thursday course has proved popular and fully booked so we are excited to add an additional Friday course. Build up layers of pattern and colour using a wide variety of printing and fabric decoration techniques (including screen printing, discharge printing, working with thickened dyes as well as fabric paints) to produce a gorgeous price of art cloth which can be used within other projects or as a piece of art! Soup included for lunch.

      

   


Textile Tags  Workshop **LAST FEW PLACES AVAILABLE**

Time: 10:00-15:30

Date: Saturday 21st October

Cost: £40

Details: These little tags are ideal for handmade cards so perfect on the run up to Christmas!
You will have a chance to print your own fabrics before transforming your printed pieces into lovely little tags, then add some words and embellishment to really personalise them. Can also be used within other projects. Sewing machine required. Bring a packed lunch.

  



Christmas Print Workshop

Time: 10:00-15:30

Date: Saturday 11th November

Cost: £40

Details: Take advantage of our huge collection of wooden printing blocks and thermofax screens to print fabric and paper. You will have the chance to practice both printing techniques then spend some time printing your own Christmas cards and gift wrap in the morning. After lunch you will print a bespoke cushion, tea towel or shopper bag (additional items can be purchased) - perhaps as a gift or just a treat for yourself. Bring a packed lunch. 

 


2018 Workshops


**NEW COURSE FOR 2018**

Print and Dye Course

Time: 19:30-21:30  

Date:  One Wednesday evening a month on the following dates:

24 Jan, 28 Feb, 28 March, 25 April, 23 May, 27 June  

Cost: £110   

Details: Join Liske & Claire one evening a month to experiment with a variety of techniques with the aim to create a collection of 10 printed pieces of work. We will begin in January by dyeing a colour run of fabrics - these will then be brought back each month to be printed (block, screen, Lino, fab foam), and stitched into - you may also like to continue stitching in your own time.  Including all materials and refreshments.



 

Print a scarf/ Pashmina

Time: 10:00-15:00

Date: Saturday 13th January 2018

Cost: £40

Details: Join us at the studio to print your own bespoke scarf/pashmina. Work with our collection of thermofax screens and wooden printing blocks. Take time to perfect your design and leave with a ready to wear item! All materials, scarf, lunch and refreshments included. Suitable for all levels.

 



Gelli plate and block printing Day    

Time: 10:00-15:00

Date: Saturday 3rd February 2018

Cost: £40

Details: New for 2018! Spend a day layering colour and pattern to create some wonderful papers and fabrics to take away and use in other projects. Work with a Gelli plate or foam plate combined with block printing and plenty of mark making tools! Includes printing materials, lunch and refreshments.

 

  



Dyeing Workshop

Time: 10:00-15:00

Date: Thursday 8th Feburary 2018

Cost: £35

Details: Begin with some ice dyeing, followed by a colour run or two as well as tray dyeing to create a wonderful collection. Lunch and refreshments included.



Denim bag Workshop     

Time: 10:00-15:00

Date: Saturday 3rd March 2018

Cost: £40

Details: Bring along a couple of old pairs of jeans, add pattern using screen printing, block printing and maybe some stitch, we have a few different bag styles on offer... Cut, sew and add some embellishment if you're feeling adventurous. Includes printing materials, lunch and refreshments.

 


   

Seaside Squares

Time: 10:00-15:00

Date: Saturday 24th March 2018

Cost: £40

Details: A day of fabric collage and layering, combined with stitch and print to create a small seaside scene. Includes lunch and refreshments.



Indigo Shibori

Date: Saturday 21st April 2018

Time: 10:00-15:00

Cost: £40

Details: Come and join us for a day of indigo dyeing. Experiment with the Japanese art of Shibori, where we fold and manipulate the fabrics to create beautiful patterns, you will leave with a fabulous collection of fabrics. You will be required to supply your own fabric. Includes lunch and refreshments.