Screen Printing a Lampshade with Your Own Design

Stages of  Screen Printing a Lampshade

This shows the stages I went through to produce this lampshade from trials on paper to building up the design on fabric to the finished lampshade….

If you would like to design, print and make your own lampshade, take a look at my ‘Screen Print Your Own Lampshade Workshop’ here: www.paulatew.co.uk/screen-print-your-own-lampshade  or call 07889119907 or email paula@paulatew.co.uk

Screen Printing Two Day Course

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Screen Printing Two Day Course

Tuesday 7th & Wednesday 8th October 10am – 3.30pm both days (If you would like to do this course sooner than this date, please get in touch)

Please email paula@paulatew.co.uk or ring 07889119907 to find out more information or to book.

£125 including some materials plus 1 Thermofax screen and stencils to keep with your own designs.

Immerse yourself in the world of screen printing for a weekend. Learn how to transfer permanent images and patterns onto fabrics and create designs for use as art or for a variety of craft projects, such as cushions, bags, patchwork, applique and embroidery.We will be using stencils and Thermofax screens.This course does not cover exposing screens with photo emulsion.

There will be a maximum of 3 participants for this course.

” I had been trying to find a screen printing course for some time before discovering Paula’s 2 day course, and what a fabulous 2 days we had. I learnt so much and now have enough confidence to do my own prints at home, enjoying every moment. Paula is patient, encouraging and inspirational, can’t recommend her enough.” Sarah Harmer

“Paula, A huge thanks for a really excellent course!
Everything about it was just right : you didn’t rush us, you shared your resources with generosity, you made us all feel ‘able’ , you plied us with tea and carrot cake and really I wouldn’t have changed a thing.
Two days was the right length of course for me and I think it was excellent value….I couldn’t believe I got the three screens as well!
I wholeheartedly recommend the course and hope our paths cross again.
Thank you and very best of wishes to you,
Izzi Ellerby x”

“Thank you Paula for such an enjoyable weekend workshop, everything was just brilliant.   Our little group was so friendly and relaxed, and the two days just whizzed by.  I was nervous about trying something new but can honestly say your tuition was fabulous and I have come away with some new skills that I can’t wait to use in my artistic work.” Sheena Spacey www.facebook.com/SheeShuArts

If you would like more information or to book on this course please contact me here, email paula@paulatew.co.uk or ring 07889119907

Please read my Terms & Conditions here

Print your own Christmas cards, paper & tags workshop

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I decided to add a new workshop to the diary this year allowing participants to print their own Christmas cards, paper and tags. I had a great time working with a group of lovely girls who got stuck in and enjoyed the printing!

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“Thank you so much for all your help at the screen printing workshop yesterday, it was so much fun making my own Christmas cards, tags and wrapping paper! I would highly recommend this workshop to anyone, with or without previous experience.”

Screen Printing Summer Schools 2013

Monday 12th – Wednesday 14th August 2013, 10am – 4pm daily – FULLY BOOKED

Tuesday 27th – Thursday 29th August 2013, 10am – 4pm daily

£195 including equipment, some materials and a Thermofax screen with your own design.

Immerse yourself in the world of screen printing for for 3 days this Summer. Learn how to transfer permanent images and patterns onto fabrics and papers and create designs for use as art or for a variety of craft projects, such as cushions, bags, patchwork, applique, wrapping paper and cards etc.

With guidence, you will work on your own projects at your own pace. You could experiment with pre-made screens, as well as create your own designs via screen printing with stencils and Thermofax screens. You will get one Thermofax screen as part of the price and are welcome to purchase more if you so choose. Learn about colour separation & building up multicoloured designs. There will also be a chance to work with foiling if you choose.

Suitable for beginners and those with experience.

If you would like to book on this course or discuss it with me you can contact me here or email paula@paulatew.co.uk or phone 07889119907 for more information.

Please read my Terms & Conditions here

 

Book making to fire the imagination

It’s always a real pleasure working with children and it never fails to impress how creative they can be. Last Saturday I have a lovely afternoon working with children ranging from year 4 – 7. They loved making the and designing their books as well as coming up with stories and content ideas, so much so that they all wanted to work through their break!

Have a look at some of their wonderful creations…..

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Here some feedback from the participants:

“I really enjoyed this workshop.I liked just letting my imagination turn into a book”

“I thoroughly enjoyed this workshop – it was really fun and everyone got the chance to do something different. I recommend it to everyone who likes to be creative and using lots of materials!

“It’s amazing how much creativity goes into making one book”

 

Crafty Hen Parties

Crafty Hen Parties

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If you are planning a hen party in Bath or the surrounding areas and are looking for a fun crafty activity for a few hours then look no further. You can come to me or I can come to your home or accommodation. Get in touch to discuss options and prices on 07889119907, paula@paulatew.co.uk or fill out my contact form here. I am open to suggestions if you have an idea for an activity that you can’t see below, just get in touch to have a chat.

Options Include:

Bridal Bunting: Spend a few hours in the company of old and new friends and produce a unique string of bunting for the bride to be to keep and treasure as a momentum of her fabulous hen party. Choose from a large selection of fabrics provided and bring your own special/meaningful fabrics to include if you wish.

Creative Card Making: Make a selection of cards to take home, use a variety of papers and fabrics and experiment with various techniques including printing, stamping, collage, stitch, applique.

Hanky Panky: Screen print the details of the hen party and customise your hanky with applique and stitch.

Journaling: Create a unique journal for the bride to be to keep, customise it with collage, stamps, stitch, drawings and doodles and fill it full of stories and messages. Produce spare pages to complete over the rest of the weekend and beyond.

Fabric Brooch Making: Chose from a selection of fabrics, buttons and ribbons and make your own one of a kind beautiful brooch.

The above activities are for 2.5 hours and start from £25 per person depending on the size of the group.

Sweet Topiary Trees: Have fun making your own sweet topiary tree.

This session will last for 2.5 hours and start from £30 per person depending on the size of the group.

Screen Printing: Screen print your own tote bag and remember the day every time you go shopping!

This session will last for 3 hours and start from £35 per person depending on the size of the group. There is a maximum of 12 people for this session.

Vintage Afternoon Tea with Fizz: Add on another 45 minutes to your activity and take a break to toast the bride to be with something bubbly and enjoy a vintage style afternoon tea. Please ask for prices.

Feedback from lovely participants:

“Thank you so much Paula for a fun and productive afternoon. It’s great to have something unique to keep and I can’t wait to see it in the Marquee! Thanks for making it so easy to organise and being so approachable.” 

“Thank you for a really memorable hen party. LOVE the bunting” 

 “Well blow me down I can sew! Thanks for a productive afternoon and for helping make Zoe’s weekend unique” 

“Thanks for a fun filled, entertaining afternoon”

“What a brilliant idea! Had So much fun!”

“Something new for a craft virgin. Thanks for your patience. Great fun!”

“A great afternoon! thank you for putting up wuth us and making it such an enjoyable afternoon! A really unique and fun thing to do. Thanks Paula”

Get in touch to discuss options on 07889119907, paula@paulatew.co,uk or fill out my contact form here.

Crafty Hen Parties

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If you are planning a hen party in Bath or the surrounding areas and are looking for a fun crafty activity for a few hours then look no further. You are welcome to bring a long your own drinks or I can arrange fizz and cakes with a vintage twist to save you the hassle. You can come to me or I can come to your home or accommodation. Prices start form £25 per person and sessions will last around 3 hours including the cake break option. Get in touch to discuss options on 07889119907, paula@paulatew.co.uk or fill out my contact form here. I am open to suggestions if you have an idea for an activity that you can’t see below, just get in touch to have a chat.

Options Include:

Bridal Bunting: Spend a few hours in the company of old and new friends and produce a unique string of bunting for the bride to be to keep and treasure as a momentum of her fabulous hen party. Choose from a large selection of fabrics provided and bring your own special/meaningful fabrics to include if you wish.

Creative Card Making: Make a selection of cards to take home, use a variety of papers and fabrics and experiment with various techniques including printing, stamping, collage, stitch, applique.

Hanky Panky: Screen print the details of the hen party and customise your hanky with applique and stitch.

Journaling: Create a unique journal for the bride to be to keep, customise it with collage, stamps, stitch, drawings and doodles and fill it full of stories and messages. Produce spare pages to complete over the rest of the weekend and beyond.

Fabric Brooch Making: Chose from a selection of fabrics, buttons and ribbons and make your own one of a kind beautiful brooch.

The above activities are for 2.5 hours and start at £25 depending on the size of the group.

Screen Printing: Screen print your own tote bag and remember the day every time you go shopping!

This session will last for 3 hours and costs £35 per person. There is a maximum of 12 people for this session.

Fizz and Cakes: Add on another 30 minutes to your activity and take a break to toast the bride to be with something bubbly and enjoy cakes (also with tea & coffee for those who prefer) in vintage tea party style. Please ask for prices.

Feedback from lovely participants:

“Thank you so much Paula for a fun and productive afternoon. It’s great to have something unique to keep and I can’t wait to see it in the Marquee! Thanks for making it so easy to organise and being so approachable.” 

“Thank you for a really memorable hen party. LOVE the bunting” 

 “Well blow me down I can sew! Thanks for a productive afternoon and for helping make Zoe’s weekend unique” 

“Thanks for a fun filled, entertaining afternoon”

“What a brilliant idea! Had So much fun!”

“Something new for a craft virgin. Thanks for your patience. Great fun!”

“A great afternoon! thank you for putting up wuth us and making it such an enjoyable afternoon! A really unique and fun thing to do. Thanks Paula”

Get in touch to discuss options on 07889119907, paula@paulatew.co,uk or fill out my contact form here.

Recent Bookbinding Workshops

Here are some photos from bookbinding workshops I’ve run recently, they include images from my ‘Book Making 5 Week Course‘, ‘Coptic Stitch Binding‘ and ‘Decorative Longstitch with Leather Covers‘, to see other workshops and course available see my workshops here.

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Hardback Bookbinding Workshop

Lovely feedback from participants:

“I wanted to thank you for the brilliant bookbinding day on Friday. I’m still thrilled when I look at and handle the book I made! Your teaching is spot-on: clear and well-paced, very listenable-to, and always allowing enough time for us watch then do. I really like your style of tutoring, and totally enjoyed the day! That includes the cake, and the great cake stand!…” 

“Thank you for a great day on Friday – it was totally absorbing, I really enjoyed myself and am so pleased with the book I made(- my partner was very impressed!) It was really good to work with you, find out more about your work and also to meet new people keen to try their hand at something new. I always enjoy learning, and your expertise coupled with your calm, easy going manner made it a fantastic way to start the weekend.”

“I just wanted to thank you for a fabulous day. I came home completely transformed and inspired and thinking about how to use what I had learned.”