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May 25 | DIY Screen Printing with Mikaela Friedman

May 25 | DIY Screen Printing with Mikaela Friedman

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May 25th | 11am - 1 pm or 4-6pm 

Join us at Shop Slow with Mikaela Friedman & learn how to make your own screen print! Together, we'll use second-hand embroidery hoops to build a screen and then print onto your clothes. You can prep a drawing to bring to class or use one of Mikaela's designs.

What to bring to class:
  • Before you come to class, please have a sketch of your design ready! No design? No problem! We'll have some stencils for you to choose from if you don't want to make your own. 
    • Make sure your design is no larger than 7.5"x7.5" wide. It must fit within the screen or you will need to re-draw the design on-site
    • Your design should be simple & easy for you to re-draw / paint. Words, fine detail, and fine lines are not recommended. Please see photos for examples
  • Bring a garment to print on, preferably made from denim or natural fiber! Canvas or denim material will be best for first time printers. 

Choosing the right garment: When selecting your piece of clothing, opt for light natural fibers such as linen, cotton or very light denim. Steer clear of overly stretchy materials, fabric with a loose weave, or oversized items. Shirts, tote bags, and shorts are all acceptable options. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions!

Artist Bio: Mikaela Friedman is a multidisciplinary artist based in Austin, Texas. She’s known for her vibrant colors & hand-painted cowboy boots, famously worn by Texas psychedelic band Khruangbin. Mikaela’s passion for slow fashion inspired her to create a business that made sustainability the cornerstone of her work. In Mikaela’s Cherrywood studio, everything is reused and recycled. Her Cowpal boots are sourced from rag houses in Texas, repaired, and restored to give them new life. 

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