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PRINT + SEW: Intro to Block Printing & Bag Making

  • KLUM HOUSE WORKSHOP 6006 N Oberlin St. Portland, OR 97203 USA (map)

Level 1 & 2 Sewing: No prior sewing experience is needed, but it is suggested.

Level 1 Block Printing: No prior block printing experience is needed.

Do you love fabric as much as we do? Join Thea Gahr & Ellie Lum for a day of block printing and sewing! During this 6 hour printing/sewing intensive, students will design, print, and sew their own fabric while completing a custom-designed tote bag. We will cover block printing techniques and tote bag sewing techniques. For the first half of the class you will learn block printing from Thea Gahr. During the second half of class Ellie Lum will lead you in using your custom printed fabric to construct your very own tote bag!

Block Printing Skills Learned

- Designing a printable image

- Carving a rubber stap

- Printing techniques

Sewing Skills Learned

- Handling heavy-duty fabrics

- Bag construction techniques

Class Fee: $90

Materials Fee $10

Earlier Event: February 21
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Later Event: March 13
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