Classes & Workshops



Learn traditional and contemporary batik techniques, using beeswax and soy wax. Learn how to apply wax with brushes, jtanting tools, and wooden blocks, as well as making your own, tools with found objects, such as wire, wood, and paper. Using Low Water Immersion with fibre reactive dyes, students will create their own cloth by developing layers using pattern and colour adapting designs for the use of bags, totes, quilts and other fabric art creations. Material fees are included with the registration fee not including fabric. Prepared fabric is available for sale during class or students can bring their own. Material fee: $10.00.
Monday, 6:30-9:30 pm; 01-14-2019, to 03-25-2019
Central Technical School, North Building, RM A302.

The Batik Class will not be running this winter due to low registration.

Fabric Art- All Levels

Learn the basics of fabric dyeing and surface design to create one-of-a-kind cloth. Students will have the opportunity to explore a variety of mediums and processes. Techniques such as: shibori dyeing, photo transfer, discharging, small format silk screen printing and other fun methods of surface design. Colour and design elements will also be taught. Students will finish the course with beautiful fabric and the confidence to continue creating fabric art on their own. Material fees are included with the registration fee and includes fabric. Material fee: $25.00

Barcode: 92291
Tuesday, 6:30-9:30 pm; 01-15-2019, to 03-19-2019
Central Technical School, North Building, RM A302.
To register go to:

Hand Embroidery for the Beginner

Learn the basics of hand embroidery. Learners will learn how to choose the right threads, needles and fabrics for their fabrics and projects. Basic stitches such as the running stitch, the cross stitch, and flat stitches and their variations will be taught. Different pattern transfer techniques will also be taught. Learners will complete the class with a reference sampler and notes. Personal projects are encouraged. A kit of tools and materials for lessons will be provided. Final price includes material fee of $10.00.

Barcode: 92685
Wednesday, 6:30 – 9:30; 01-16-10, to 03-20-2019
Central Technical School, Main Building, RM 101
To register go to:

Fabric Art Workshops are available to Guilds, groups or in private lessons. The workshops can be available as a series or individual workshops.
Costs are $200.00 for a half a day, or $400.00 for a full day.
Additional fees are added for material fees and travel expenses, (depending on distance).

For a list of available workshops and for more information

email: or call: 905-936-6118.


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