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Textile Block Printing

Saturday 19 October @ 9:30am - 3:30pm

October 19 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Textile Block Printing workshop in Auckland

Looking to channel your inner creativity and develop a new skill set? Join us for our Textile Block Printing workshop! The perfect experience for both lino cutting enthusiasts and pattern lovers alike.

Under the guidance of experienced instructor Katie Smith, you’ll learn the art of pattern repeating design and create a stunning collection of printed designs on textiles. You’ll even get to take home your very own linen tea towel as a beautiful reminder of your time with us.

During the workshop, you’ll use simple yet effective materials to create your own printing stamp and carve a printing block to use. You’ll have a curated selection of textile colors to choose from, and learn how to think like a textile designer by taking inspiration from contemporary textile artisans.

All materials will be provided for use during the workshop, so you can simply focus on exploring your creative side. And don’t worry if you’re new to textile block printing – this is a fun and interactive workshop suitable for all levels of experience.

By the end of the workshop, you’ll have gained valuable insights into the techniques and processes involved in textile block printing. You’ll take home your printing blocks, several printed samples on cotton, and your completed printed linen tea towel – tangible evidence of your newfound skills and creativity.

Join us for a fun and immersive textile block printing workshop and discover the joy of creating beautiful and unique printed designs on textiles. Whether you’re looking to explore a new hobby or refine your existing skills, this workshop is the perfect way to unlock your inner artist and bring your ideas to life.



You will make and take home a collection of stamps, printed samples on calico squares and a finished textile design on a linen tea towel.
The class includes all materials to make wooden stamps, print onto test fabric then print final tea towel.
Although most of your materials are included please bring the following items that you should have around the house; Apron, scissors, ruler, pencils, eraser, pens.



Katie Smith is a well known textile designer and owns her own company Smitten Design. For inspiration and before you attend check out her work on Instagram or Facebook.


October 19
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Katie Smith


One-off Workshop


Studio 2
35 Uxbridge Road
Auckland, 2014 New Zealand
(09) 535 6467


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Textile Block Printing: Saturday 19 October @ 9:30am - 3:30pm Ticket
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About Your Tutor:

Katie Smith

Katie Smith is Smitten! At least as founder of Smitten design she is smitten with colour, textures, fabric and ink. Working with fabric in one way or another all her life: From clothes to interiors to conceptual art, she has always been fascinated by the power of fabric to transform places, spaces and people. Her textile crush started at an early age. As a teenager hoarding charity-shop fabrics – like coats and dresses – in her room. Like a foodie,…