Sunday, 01. September 2019, Hanwell Wine Estate, Cushion Cover Print Workshop

from 01. September 2019 - 10:00 till 12:30

Hanwell Wine Estate

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Cushion Cover Print Workshop
Sunday 1st September | 10am to 12.30pm
Join us for a creative morning session making your own personalised Indian block print cushion cover in the beautiful surroundings of Hanwell Wine Estate, Nottinghamshire.
One of the world’s oldest methods of printing, block printing originating in China and is very popular throughout East Asia. Using traditional methods wooden blocks are hand carved to make a unique image and design that is then dipped in colour and printed on to fabric. Rural Antics is delighted to bring this new exciting workshop to you, giving you the opportunity to try this ancient printing technique and make something hand printed by you.
An easy and fun workshop our tutor Suzanne will guide you step by step through the process, teaching you about the blocks and how to handle them, recommendation for colour selection so by the end of the session you will have create your 1st wonderful block print cushion cover. A wonderful personalise accessory for your home.
All materials and light refreshments are included in the workshop price.
Outline of your morning
9.50am Arrival with light refreshments
10.00am Meet your tutor Suzanne
Introduction to the tools and demonstration
Get hands on with blocks and fabric paints and designing your cushion
12.30 pm  Home time ready to take your completed individually printed cushion – Pads available from your tutor too.
About Suzanne
Suzanne is our exceptionally talented tutor, regularly running workshops her master skill is in bobbin lace making but has now branched out and embraced her new passion for Indian block printing.  Her patience and keen eye for colour and detail has seen Suzanne’s portfolio of talents and skills grow.
Introduced to Bobbin Lace just after her seventh birthday she soon got involved in the Nottingham Bobbin Lace Society – Young Lace makers and Calverton Young Lace makers; which involved taking part in the English Lace School John Bull Trophy where the Calverton Young Lace makers won the Poole Trophy. The entry was a banner to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the invention of the stocking frame machine, by Rev William Lee of Calverton.

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In addition to making items for her small business she also does a variety of workshops, taster sessions and talks on variety of crafts and techniques.
To ensure the quality of your personal experience, group size will be limited to 8.
For more information about this event or other Rural Antics workshops, contact us at Hanwell Wine Estate events@ 01949 81393

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