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Print Workshops - Register Your Interest

If you would like to find out more about joining our next print workshops, please email with your interest to join our wait list. We will let you know forthcoming dates as soon as released - Thanks!  

Contact:  Gina Pipet 

Location: Craft Central The Forge, 397- 411 West Ferry Road, E14 3AE Directions

More details can be found in our short video and class outline below. 


Watch our YouTube video to find out more about our next Beginners' workshop. 


"I visited Gina’s studio when she had an “open studio” day. After seeing the lovely patterns and colours she achieved using the heat press I signed up for a workshop. With no previous experience using a heat press I achieved some samples of fabric that I am delighted with. As it was a small group Gina was able to let people work at their own speed. Her notes and preparation were excellent." Lesley


Heat Press Fabric Printing: Beginners' Paper Cuts

Learn how to create and print your own fabric designs using paper cutting techniques in this fun introduction to the heat press.

pipetdesign Printing workshop 

Next workshop date: to be confirmed

In this practical hands-on workshop, you will learn how to print your own fabrics using transfer dyes and painted paper. Working with the heat press you will be guided through a variety of experimental techniques, leaving the session with a selection of printed fabric samples for you to develop and build your ideas on.

By the end of the workshop, you will have:

  • Mastered the fundamentals of heat press printing
  • Explored a variety of paper cutting techniques
  • Gained knowledge and understanding of transfer dyes and fabrics used
  • Creative reference samples to expand your practice 
  • Enjoy a fun experience learning a new printing technique in a professional studio environment
Pipet Design Heat Press group

Who is this workshop for?
Suitable for all levels, this workshop is aimed at anyone with an interest in textile print who would like to explore a new technique or those looking to develop their creative practice.
No experience is necessary. A full induction will be given, and you will be shown how to use the heat press safely. 


    Pipet design Heat Press


    About the Tutor:
    Gina Pipet is a trained textile print designer with over 15 years industry experience within the luxury fashion and interior design sectors. A specialist in pattern design, she is known for her brave use of colour, confident geometrics and distinctive prints. Since 2012 she has produced her eponymous collections of printed scarves, accessories and fabrics, selling products globally to customers and retailers. Alongside her ready-to-wear collections Gina welcomes commissions for fashion, interior and art. Her clients include interior designers, architects, buyers, contractors, fashion brands, museums & galleries, universities, and social enterprises.
    Gina is a longstanding member and studio holder at Craft Central and is represented by Future Icons. She is a member of the Crafts Council and Make it British directory, supporting local manufacturing and small run production. 

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