Join Gillian for a fun workshop designing and printing your own pair of cushion covers. This workshop will be a wonderful journey into design composition and fabric printing. Using a great selection of nature inspired motifs, you will create your own pattern and design, which you will then print onto your own pair of cushion covers that you will take home with you at the end of the workshop. Gillian will be on hand to talk through composition strategy, printing techniques and show you how to use all the tools available to create two beautiful unique covers, made entirely by you.
During the workshop you will produce a highly professional nature inspired design to your own specifications and then you will print your own design onto a soft velvet cushion cover. The course will cover all the necessary skills in composition and some wonderful insight into fabric printing and design.
Please note there is a £20 material charge payable on the day which covers the cost of two luxury cushion covers. The cost does NOT include the cushion pads.
Please click on the link below to see a list of items you need to bring if appropriate.
What to expect
Time at ArtisOn is designed to take you away from it all and provide the environment, the time and the guidance you need to create. You can expect a warm welcome, skilled and friendly tutors plus the chance to meet like-minded people keen to share ideas and experiences. You can even leave us to clear up the mess! There will usually be two workshops going on and we encourage everyone to mingle and be nosey about what the other workshop is up to.
Arrive in time to meet other participants over a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits before beginning your session at the appointed time. There will be a mid-morning break for refreshments and a chance to talk over progress with others. Lunch is usually around 12:45 for about 45 mins – you can expect a homemade 2 course lunch. The main course will be delicious but don’t overdo it as the puds are usually worth waiting for! There will be a further afternoon break with the most wonderful cakes from Roots & Fruits Home Bakery, a North Yorkshire micro-bakery producing handmade bread and cakes. All food and refreshments are included in the price of the workshop.
Finish time is given as a target – there are occasions when the session may overrun so do let us know if you need to be away promptly.
We aim for your day to be a real treat… of course you could always learn a new skill in a shed or a draughty village hall with a curly sandwich, but we want you to have more fun than that! So we make it a day being looked after, with good food, good company and great inspiration!
What you’ll need to bring with you
All materials will be provided so you don’t need to prepare or bring anything for this workshop.
All the materials required including two cushion covers is included in the £20 material charge along with all the artwork and motifs.