Posts Tagged: dye printing

Printed Patchwork

As a longtime Lillstreet Textiles student/monitor/teacher, I always get the most excited when I’m combining printing/dyeing with sewing.  It feels great to use both sides of the department!  Thus, I’ve been experimenting with silkscreening dye onto patchwork.  This actually started a few years back, when I was still relatively new to silkscreening on fabric.  In… Read more »

Inspiring Independents

We’re moving into the second half of winter term here in the Textile department at Lillstreet, which means that round two of class sessions begin today.  Are you feeling antsy after a grey filled January, ready to get out of the house and stretch your creative wings?   The Independent Projects course is just the… Read more »

Falling for Fabric

Don’t know about you, I’m gobsmacked by Fall – the cool breezes rustling through the trees creating a chorus of the season, the scent of the crisp air, the play of light at sunset.  Moreover, it’s a feast for the eyes at every turn as each day the combinations of color sprouting from the changing… Read more »

The Heat is On!

We can feel it wafting up from the streets and it certainly is emanating from the textile print studio here at Lillstreet, yowza!  Students are creating smoking hot designs as they fan the sparks of their bounty of ideas.  With just a few sessions left in this Summer half term, I’m eager to see what happens… Read more »

Multilevel Madness

We are having a blast in this pre-winter short term Multilevel class in the textiles department.  Riffing off previously learned screen printing skills, students are taking advantage of the time to create holiday gifts, as well as work on personal projects and hone repeat pattern making techniques.  Working with inks, MX dyes or both, the… Read more »

Print Play

Hello all!  It’s been a while, I know, and there’s a bounty of work to share with you from the ever so talented students in our textile screen printing classes here at Lillstreet.  An exciting array of designs emerged as the crew experimented and refined the skills they learned printing with dyes, inks or both…. Read more »