Printing Patterns on Fabric


Block printing on fabric is a time honored craft that has been utilized by various cultures. During the course of this class we will plan color schemes and project scale, create a block and develop a pattern to print on various fabrics to create wearable art or home decor.


Instructor: Dawline-Jane Oni-Eseleh
Class Number: W17PM7 Category:

Dawline-Jane Oni-Eseleh

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Materials List

  • 2 4”x6” soft cut block (Soft Kut or Speedy carve brand)
  • 1 4”x6” mounted lino block
  • 1 Black stamp pad
  • 1 tube black Speedball block print ink for fabric
  • 1 tube Speedball block print ink in the color of your choice
  • 1 1.5” soft rubber brayer
  • 1 > 9”x12” sketch or notebook
  • 1 ball point pen
  • Gloves
  • Pencil for sketching (2B and 6B)
  • Lino cutter set with handle (Speedball brand or Abig)

Our well-equipped printmaking studio features:

  • Abundant natural light from expansive west-facing windows
  • A 20 x 40 inch bed Charles Brand etching press
  • Inking station, tub for soaking paper, drying rack
  • Non-toxic water based inks
  • A 6-color, 6-station T-shirt press for screenprinting
  • Darkroom for coating screens, emulsion, and an exposure unit
  • Screen reclaimer and washout station with power washer
  • Flash dryer and heat press