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Hosted by POST + Shayla Johnson, from Scarlet Crane Creations
Saturday September 14th from 2 to 5pm
This workshop is a special feature during TEXTILE TAKEOVER, our annual indoor/outdoor weekend long event! The weekend will be full of demonstrations, hands-on workshops, and craft activities to compliment an outdoor art/craft fair. We will be harvesting plants from the dye garden and hosting an array of fashion and fibers-focused classes in the studios.
Learn about screen printing and make a trio of colorful unique tea towels. These are perfect for gifting or keeping for yourself!
During this make & take workshop, Shayla will teach you about multi-color placement printing, designing and printing repeat patterns and special techniques for screen printing on fabric. Everyone will print fun, contemporary patterns onto 100% cotton tea towels. Shayla will guide you through designing, laying out patterns, and mixing colorful inks to use on your tea towels.
Everyone will take home 3 freshly printed cotton tea towels.
Aprons will be provided, but please wear clothes that you don’t mind getting a little bit dirty. Screen printing ink will stain your clothing!
About the instructor:
Shayla Johnson is founder and designer of Scarlet Crane Creations which is a dedicated micro-batch textile printing house that specializes hand-printed fabrics used to create home decor products and lifestyle accessories. Unique surface patterns range from free flowing florals to abstract textures in order to produce stylish and sophisticated collections. The Scarlet Crane Creations is housed right here at POST so you’ll have the opportunity to see Shayla’s work space, printing table, and work in process.
+ No experience necessary.
+ This class is appropriate for ages 14 and over.
+ All tools/supplies/materials will be provided.
+ Refreshments will be served.
+ Space is limited so please register soon. Popular classes sell out quickly.
POST Workshop Details:
+ All workshops are held at POST, located at 14500 Kercheval Detroit, MI 48215
+ On-street parking is free and plentiful. Our exterior is well-lit and secure.
+ Please arrive on time or a little early to settle in before the class begins. The shop will be open for browsing and buying.
+ Let us know if you have a need for any accommodations that we can plan for in advance. Although we have 2 small steps at the front entry, our side door is wheelchair accessible. Our workshops are held in a production studio setting, but we will attempt to make the space functional for those with physical limitations, special needs, severe allergies, etc. Please be in touch if you have any questions.
+ Upon arrival, please check in with POST staff. All participants will be required to sign a liability waiver prior to the workshop. POST assumes no liability for accidents or injuries. Create at your own risk.
+ All are welcome here. This is a safe space for learning, creating, and connecting. Bigotry, misogyny, rude/inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated.
Workshop registration fees are not refundable. If you need to cancel, please let us know as soon as possible. Seats are limited and the projects/materials are carefully planned to accommodate a certain number of students. If you cannot attend and you give us at least 7 days notice, we will issue a credit for the full amount of your registration fee. The credit may be applied towards a workshop of your choosing. The credit is good for a one-time transfer and will expire 90 days after the original workshop date.
If you do not provide us with 7 days notice before canceling, you will not be given a credit however, your seat may be transferred to a friend. Please let us know if someone will be coming in your place.
If a workshop is cancelled by POST for any reason (weather, illness, etc) we will contact all students and issue refunds for the full amount of the registration fee.
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