As September swiftly approaches we at Handprinted are readying the studio for a packed schedule of workshops next term! Our Fab Friday workshops begin again on the 16th September. These workshops take place every Friday morning during term time and cover a whole range of printmaking and dyeing techniques including batik, relief printing, screen printing … Continue reading "New Workshops!"
Hello fellow printers – I’m Jonna, a Finnish screenprinter & textile designer based in South London. I love colourful, bright textiles and design that makes me smile – I am the happiest when I am screen printing at my studio, at work at the Royal College of Art where I run the textile screen printing … Continue reading "Meet the Maker – Jonna Saarinen"
Textile Foil is a brilliant way to bring more vibrancy to your fabrics. It’s available in a wide range of colours and is easy to apply using Foil Adhesive. It’s even washable! In this project, we have applied the Foil Adhesive using a Custom Thermofax Screen. A thermofax is like a small silk screen that … Continue reading "Using Textile Foil with a Thermofax"
Meet screen printer, textile designer and quilter, Karen Lewis: Can you describe your process? My designing usually comes from doodling…my favourite pastime when traveling or watching TV. 3 or 4 times a year I get out all my doodles and see which ones I would like to trial a full design out of. All my designs … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Karen Lewis"