Textile dye & print

Textile Dye & Print Courses in London

Come and join us on our dye and print courses and experience the immediacy and satisfaction of applying colour to cloth. We offer masterclasses in specific and experimental dye and print techniques such as natural dyeing, silk screen printing, printing with dyes… for learners wishing to leave with armfuls of samples. Our classes provide a comprehensive overview of processes from start to finish, leaving you with a thorough understanding of the technique and bundles of ideas for how to develop your ideas further.

Fully Health and Safety compliant, our tutors ensure your safety from the moment you step into the studio. Aprons, gloves, masks are all provided and small class sizes ensure our tutors can monitor individual progress.

Print and dye tutors at City Lit are all practising artists, makers and designers with highly specialist knowledge. Their professional experience of designing, making and exhibiting within their own practices will inspire you in every class, pushing you to realise your ambitions or helping you to discover your passion.

If digital design and print is more your thing, have a browse of our Textile design and software page for our range of courses using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on visual.arts@citylit.ac.uk or call us on 020 7492 2700, Monday to Friday between 10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm.

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  1. Introduction to printed textiles
    Course start date:  Tue 20 Sep 2022

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rosie James
    Layer colour and mark to create your own textiles on this practical introduction to textile print processes. Explore block, transfer, silkscreen and monoprinting. Suitable for all levels.
    Full fee £349.00 Senior fee £279.00 Concession £227.00
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  2. Textiles: indigo shibori dyeing
    Course start date:  Fri 17 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lara Mantell
    Produce your own indigo hand dyed fabrics using pleating, stitch and wrapping methods. Explore the magical combination of indigo dye and shibori resist techniques.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
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  3. Learn to print digital textiles
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 25 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Suk Han Lee
    Learn how you can develop and print digitally printed textile designs on this introductory course. This course is taught in our digital lab at City Lit. Please note that use macs and adobe creative software on this course. Some experience in using IOS and Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop will be beneficial for this course.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
  4. Textiles: printing with natural dyes
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Thu 4 May 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Lara Mantell
    Discover contemporary techniques for printing onto fabric with natural dyes. Through demonstrations, personal exploration, and individual tuition you will learn how to use mordents and natural dye colours, and transform your textile designs into prints.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £97.00

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