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Oak Gall & Iron Eco Printing on Fabric

Saturday 2nd November, 10.00am - 5.00pm (1 session)

  • Starts 2 Nov
  • 95 British pounds
  • East Side Print

Available spots

About the course

Create eco printed fabric using found materials, oak gall and iron in a magical process full of surprises! On this one-day course you will learn how to make eco prints onto fabric using oak gall and iron using the ‘iron blanket’ technique. Oak gall is an indigenous natural dye that can be modified or ‘saddened’ by iron to produce a range of blue spectrum colours through to black, and the iron blanket technique allows for prints from leaves and plant materials to be incorporated into the process. By the end of the day you will have eco dyed fabric with your own designs, made from foraged materials, to take home. All materials provided. On this course you will: Learn the process of ‘iron blanket’ eco printing onto fabric Mix and experiment with the reactive qualities of oak gall and iron Forage for found natural materials to use in the printing process. Design and capture your print Discover ways to build on ideas and results Tutor: Jane Fox


Cancellation Policy

Course cancellations need to be made 28 days in advance via email for a refund and will be subject to a £10 administration fee. 
 Cancellations after this period will be subject to an administration charge of 50% of the course fee.  
Short notice cancellations made 7 days or less before the start of the course are non-refundable. If you cannot attend a course but have a friend or colleague that can take your place instead then there will be no admin fee for transferring the place.

Contact Us

  • East Side Print, Eastern Place, Kemptown, Brighton, UK

Course dates may be subject to change if Covid-19 restrictions are extended. If you have booked onto a course we will contact you to reschedule. Please read our Terms and Conditions for our cancellation policy, including cancellation charges. Unless otherwise stated our courses are for adults aged 18yrs or over, and are suitable for all abilities. We offer small class sizes and an encouraging and inclusive learning environment.

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