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Print and Dye

The Print and Dye workshops focus on applying colour and pattern to fabrics or yarns, through screen-printing, heat transfer printing (traditional and digital) and dyeing.

In this space students can screen print onto fabrics, heat transfer print onto fabrics and dye fabrics and yarns. In this workshop students have produced textiles used for fashion garments, wallpapers and furnishing fabrics.

While any student is welcome to visit us, our workshops are primarily used by students on BA and MA, Fashion and Textiles Design programmes.

Equipment:

  • 55 metres of print tables, for both repeat and placement printing
  • Screens with 43TW mesh
  • Screen drying cabinets
  • Screen exposure units
  • Pressure washers
  • Wash out bays
  • Heat transfer presses, large and small
  • Rotary press
  • Fume cabinets
  • Induction hobs
  • Dye vats
  • Washing machines, spin dryers and tumble dryer
  • Light boxes

Technicians