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Etsy Hands-On: Block Printing

Nov 12, 2012

by Claire Comfort handmade and vintage goods

The holidays are approaching and we have the perfect project to help wrap gifts in style. Join Leah Goren in the Brooklyn Etsy Labs for Hands-On: Block Printing and learn how to carve your own stamp and create repeat patterned wrapping paper.  We will also raffle two $50 Etsy gift cards during each session. Who knows, you may leave with gift wrap and a gift!

Leah is an illustrator who specializes in surface pattern design. Items in her shop, leahgoren, are made from a mix of hand-stamped and digitally printed textiles. Leah will guide us through the designing, carving and printing process. You can make a simple repeat pattern on paper with one image, create a three-dimensional effect by using the same image with different colors, or swap stamps with a friend to create a collaborative wrapping paper with multiple designs. Take a peek into Leah’s studio here.

Event: Hands-On: Block Printing
What: Create repeat patterned wrapping paper with Leah Goren.
Take photos in our Magnolia Photo Booth.
Where: Etsy Labs, 55 Washington St. Suite 712, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Neighborhood: DUMBO; Cross Streets: Front & Water
When: Thursday, November 29
First Session: 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Second Session:  6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Livestream: Watch the Online Labs demo on December 6th at 3:00 p.m. ET.
Cost: Free
RSVP: Here!

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Letterpressed puppets from last month’s Hands-On event!

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