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180217|17th February|Block Printing Taster

Block Printing Taster


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Location Leicester Print Workshop
Date & Time Saturday 17th February
10.00am - 1.00pm
Tutor  Sue Rowland


Using lino to create simple block designs, print onto calico fabric and create unique experimental work that can easily be replicated at home.

About the Tutor

Sue Rowland is a textile artist and printmaker whose work includes detailed illustrative lino prints created alongside layered textile prints embellished with machine embroidery and applique. Sue is well known for her large scale community and schools textile and lino print projects in the East Midlands and is part of the tutor team at Leicester Print Workshop.

Recent projects include: A Myriorama for Nottinghamshire 

Course structure 

  •  Introduction to lino cutting techniques.
  •  Transfer of your design to lino.
  •  Cutting your lino design
  •  Preparing a surface for fabric printing
  •  Inking the block for fabric printing
  •  Printing repeat patterns on small calico samples
  •  Possible exploration of layering with different colour inks and addition of Indian wood blocks.


    Online: You can book online here by credit / debit card or Paypal.

    Telephone: You can pay by card over the phone during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm). Call us on 0116 251 4174.

    In person: Call in to Leicester Print Workshop during our opening hours (Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm) to book and pay by card, cash or cheque.

    Pre-course information: We will send you details of how to find us and what to bring with you when we process your booking. 


    Full-Print Members of Leicester Print Workshop are entitled to a 10% discount on our inhouse courses. Interested in joining LPW as a member? Click here for more information.