Creative experiences in the Sea to Sky.
Get your hands dirty with colour in one of our fun + friendly workshops.

Workshops

Pemberton

 
Indigo Dyeing Workshop

Pemberton, BC

Sunday May 12th, 10-1pm

$99

Come join us for a 3hr workshop. Learn all the basics of Japanese shibori folding and Indigo Vat dyeing. Test out some samples on cottons, silks andlinens then using what you've learnt, create your own scarf or cushion cover to bring home.
Coffee/tea and treats will be served. 

 
Block Printing Workshop

Pemberton, BC

Wednesday, June 5th 10-1pm

$99

3hrs of Block Printing fun! Come join us to learn about cutting your own blocks, printing repeat patterns and learning about basic inks and dyes. Lots of fun to be had printing samples on paper and fabric scraps then finish off with your own set of napkins to bring home. Coffee/tea and treats served.

 
Full Day COMBO Workshop

Pemberton, BC

Sunday June 9th 9am-5pm

$250

Indulge in a full day of creative play! This workshop combines surface printing with Indigo dyeing. We start off at Ulla's studio with cutting your own blocks, printing repeat patterns and learning about basic inks and dyes. You will be printing on paper and fabric scraps leading up to printing your own scarf or teatowel. We will then enjoy a catered lunch (provided by Stay Wild) and a short walk along the river. Next we will head over to the Frances Felt studio to learn all about and explore Indigo. Again, lots of time for samples before working on your printed scarf or teatowel.
Light refreshments will be served as we discuss and enjoy our creative efforts!

Creative Social Evenings

 

Sip n' Print - Block Printing

Pemberton - The Beer Farmers

Thursday, May 23rd 5-8pm

$50

Come get social AND creative on a Thursday night! An informal introduction to surface printing, all the while holding a cold brew in one hand and some ink in the other. Located up the spectacular Pemberton meadows, The Beer Farmers location is ideal for creative play. Large tables with lots of fabric and paper to sample with, colourful inks to play with and buckets full of stamps to explore...all while sippin' a cold brew! Finish off the night with a teatowel or set of napkins to take home. Cost includes one beer.

 

Sip n' Dip - Indigo

Pemberton - The Beer Farmers

Thursday, May 30th 5-8pm

$50

Come get social AND creative on a Thursday night! An informal introduction to Indigo dyeing, all the while holding a cold brew in one hand and dippin' some fabric in the other. Located up the spectacular Pemberton meadows, The Beer Farmers location is ideal for creative play. Large tables with lots of fabric to fold and twist and clamp and dip...all while sippin' a cold brew! Finish off the night with a beautiful cotton summer scarf to take home. Cost includes one beer.

Whistler

 

Indigo Dyeing Workshop

Whistler, 3singing birds studio

Wednesday April 17th, 6-9pm

$99

Come join us for a 3hr workshop. Learn all the basics of Japanese shibori folding and Indigo Vat dyeing. Test out some samples on cottons, silks, linens and wool then using what you've learnt, create your own scarf or cushion cover to bring home.
Coffee/tea and treats will be served. 

 

Block Printing Workshop

Whistler, 3 singing birds studio

Wednesday May 8th, 6-9pm

$99

3hrs of Block Printing fun! Come join us to learn about cutting your own blocks, printing repeat patterns and learning about basic inks and dyes. Lots of fun to be had printing samples on paper and fabric scraps then finish off with your own set of napkins to bring home.
Coffee/tea and treats served.

Come join us at The Point - Artist Run Centre in Whistler

Indigo Dyeing Workshop

The Point - Artist Run Centre - Whistler

Saturday June 22nd, 9-12am

$99

Come join us for a 3hr workshop. Learn all the basics of Japanese shibori folding and Indigo Vat dyeing. Test out some samples on cottons, silks, linens and wool then using what you've learnt, create your own scarf or cushion cover to bring home.
Coffee/tea and treats will be served. 

Block Printing Workshop

The Point - Artist Run Centre - Whistler

Saturday June 22nd, 1-4pm

$99

3hrs of Block Printing fun! Come join us to learn about cutting your own blocks, printing repeat patterns and learning about basic inks and dyes. Lots of fun to be had printing samples on paper and fabric scraps then finish off with your own set of napkins to bring home.
Coffee/tea and treats served.

Who we are

 

Frances Dickinson
www.francesfelt.com

Frances has been a professional artist and maker since 2003. Graduating from ACAD with a BFA in Textiles she moved home to Vancouver and later to Pemberton BC, to be nestled in between the mountains and the ocean. She specializes in felting, surface design, colours, dyes, clothing and accessories. Selling in markets and stores across Canada and now online. She has turned her attention to teaching the wonderful charms of Indigo and surface design. The beauty of the Pemberton Valley truly inspires and she invites you to come and have an experience that evokes the creative spirit in everyone!

Ulla Clark
www.luprints.com

Ulla has been working as a screen printer and freelance designer since 2006 from her printing workshop located in the Pemberton Valley (BC), Limelight Screenprinting. Trained in industrial screen printing by both fine art printers and textile printers in Canada and the USA, Ulla works in a range of mediums and is constantly experimenting with inks, tools, and techniques to perfect her craft. Over the years Ulla has produced and sold a line of home textiles (LUprints), as well as collaborated with several museums and galleries across Canada on custom printed textiles. She currently works with Ontario Parks to illustrate and design their line of park merchandise and overall aesthetic.  Sharing her love of printing and textile design has been a goal of Ulla's that she is excited to be able to do through Hand in Colour’s Surface Printing workshops.
 

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