busy schedules, we've started to refer to various local and international
artists for workshops. Some of our favorite artists or stores can
teach a wide variety of topics. Please contact them directly or
visit their websites for more details.
Arts with Natural Dyes: OCAD Textile Department, Continuing
Education . Taught by faculty (Chung-Im
Kim, MFA) More details can be found at www.ocad.ca
- Laurie Swim, Blue
Rocks, Nova Scotia Phone: 905-640-2220
- Anna Templeton Centre,
St. John's, Newfoundland Phone: 709-739-7623
- Kathy Tidswell in Fredericton, New Brunswick - combines painting on fabric with free motion embroidery http://www.kathytidswell.com/
Sylvia Naylor, Kingston, Ontario Phone 613-384-8929 -
Free machine embroidery, paints, including transfer paints
many workshops on techniques and design, will travel. www.sylvianaylor.com
Textile Studio (Toronto: 401 Richmond St. W.):This is
a great site for yardage printing and general textile printing.
Very good facilities with industrial quality equipment. There
are about 10 resident artists with various courses, please
email or visit their web
site for exact dates, costs and courses.
- Model Citizen
(Toronto: 279 Augusta Ave.): A local fashion designer
who can teach both t-shirt and yardage printing. 416-703-7625.
Ask for Julian.
- Peach Berserk
(Toronto: 507 Queen St. W.): A local fashion designer
and one of the early screen printing teachers. Her courses are
fun, inspiring and eclectic. 416-504-1711 ask for Kingi.- link
- The Shop (1139 College Street, Toronto, inside MakeWorks) Join us and learn the art of Shibori dyeing. This Japanese style of resistance fabric dyeing includes binding, stitching, folding, twisting and compressing the fabric before submerging it in indigo ink, resulting in beautiful, complex, one of a kind designs. During this three hour workshop, you will be shown the different techniques involved in fabric preparation, before having the chance to dye your own fabric.http://www.theshoptoronto.ca/events/2015/3/4/shibori-dying
Screen Printing Workshops - call for booking
workshop will take you through the process of printing t-shirts
or piece goods for personal or business use. Students can cover
any topic from prepping screens, computer aided film output, shooting
screens and printing single plus multi-color work. A private workshop
held at our Markham office, takes around
2 hours and is as thorough as our regular scheduled 5 hour group
workshops. More detailed and advanced topics can be covered depending
on your needs. Prices are $75/hour for one person or $100/hr for
semi-private (2 people). Materials are included in the price. Please
call 1-800-596-0550 to discuss further or to book a time.