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Workshop/Course:Print and Sew your own Make up Bag / Pencil Case at The Craft House

Workshop/Course, Sun 20 Feb 2022, £60

Print and Sew your own Make up Bag / Pencil Case

Print and Sew your own Make up Bag / Pencil Case

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Address

109-111 Main Street,
Bingley,
BD16 2HT

Details

Join textile designer Millie Rothera for a morning of screen printing and afternoon of sewing and leave with a unique make up bag / pencil case, designed and created by you! You will explore screen printing, a historic craft still used today on textiles and paper, and learn valuable skills within machine sewing like how to insert a zip. All skills that you can continue developing at home.

Screen printing is an effective form of hand printing where you push pigmented ink through a fine woven silk screen using a tool called a squeegee, and onto either fabric or paper. By pushing the ink through the fine mesh only a thin layer of colour is deposited onto the material surface, creating an evenly printed image. This process can be performed over and over again making it an ideal printing method for mass production.

In this introductory workshop Millie will use her six years of screen printing and sewing experience to guide you through each step to creating your own designed, printed and sewn make up bag / pencil case that can be used for make up or stationery. In the morning of the workshop you will design your own pattern, choose the colour for your design, mix the colour using pigments and screen print your design onto fabric using a paper stencil, a silk screen and squeegee. After a lunch break, once your fabric has been heat set, you will sew up your make up bag / pencil case using a sewing machine and learn how to insert a metal zip.

Participants will be shown demonstrations as well as have guided one-to-one help and advice on how to achieve the best results. Prior to the workshop, participants will receive an email of design ideas so they can arrive at the workshop with a vague design idea.

The workshop will involve:

· Introduction to the basic tools needed to screen print

· Designing a pattern through drawing

· Cutting the design from paper

· Choosing a colour with the help of colour cards

· Learning how to mixing your chosen colour

· Screen printing onto fabric

· Learn how to use a sewing machine

· Learn how to insert a zip

· Sew up your unique make up bag / pencil case

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsGift shopOn-site light refreshments

Fully-accessible ground floor cafe with a disabled toilet. High chairs available for little ones and room to park up your pushchair. Baby changing facility available. Dogs and children welcome. Breast feeding in a comfortable environment. Walkers are welcome.

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 20 Feb 2022 10:00 to 14:00

Directions

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Map reference: SE 107390  Lat: 53.84797 Long: -1.83773

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By public transport:

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Bingley station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments

Fully-accessible ground floor cafe with a disabled toilet. High chairs available for little ones and room to park up your pushchair. Baby changing facility available. Dogs and children welcome. Breast feeding in a comfortable environment. Walkers are welcome.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit