Sunday, January 31, 2010

Fruits of a weekend's labour

This weekend was spent at the Ink & Spindle studio with Lara Davies from Harvest textile studios, getting my hands dirty. Ryan, Jess and I (as well as Amber and Lien who we met there) had a great time learning to screenprint, and we were all pretty chuffed by the results.

Cutting out the stencils

Everyone hard at work

Jess brandishing her cutting instruments

A lightbox is now one more thing on my list of stuff to buy

Ryan and Lara discussing the finer points of screenprinting. I'm so lucky to have a boyfriend who's genuinely interested in one of the same things I am! :)

The studio

Ryan's repeating pattern

Ryan's ducks after the second layer. How cute are they?!

My repeating pattern... haven't thought of a name for it yet.

My Rainy day half-drop pattern

The combined result of everyone's efforts

Well, I was planning to do a much wordier blog, but I'm buggered!

Thanks, Lara for a great weekend!


  1. Wow - now THAT looks like fun!!!!

    Love your yet-to-be-named pattern.

  2. Love the pics Liz! Thanks for coming, it sure was a fun weekend! x Lara

  3. Love your raincloud pattern... so cute. It looks like you had a fun and productive weekend! ;)

  4. These are so beautiful! What a cool experience that must be.

  5. Oh booo! I wanna learn how to screen print...well one day :)

    But that looks like lots of fun, and very cool too!

  6. Looks like you've been busy! Love those repeat patterns.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog. I am so pleased that you like my, oops my son's, little penguin picture!

  7. Love your design! Thanks for sharing!


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