Sublimation Printing & Flocking

Curious about surface design? Experiment and translate your designs from paper to fabric in this fascinating one-day workshop.

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In this one-day workshop, students will experiment with sublimation printing techniques using disperse dyes and papers, followed by an afternoon of combining techniques by flocking onto your sublimation prints. You can translate your designs from paper to fabric using the heat press to create a range of samples, exploring surface design.

This workshop is suitable for teachers, designers, students and for those who are curious about surface design. No experience necessary. The sublimation and flocking processes are suitable for textiles, fine art, fashion and interiors. All materials will be provided but participants are welcome to bring additional materials with them if they wish.

Participants are encouraged to make their own hand-cut stencils prior to the workshop, this will allow more time for printing during the day. By the end of the one-day course, you will have a collection of fabric samples that you can use to add to or develop your portfolios.

About the tutor

Nicole Line (@nicolelineworkshops) is an artist and textile tutor based in London, she graduated from University for the Creative Arts in Farnham in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Textiles. She holds a PGCert (2016) and a Master’s degree (2018) in Creative Education and founded Nicole Line Workshops in 2014. Nicole teaches mixed-media textiles such as Screen Printing, Heat Press Printing and Experimental Drawing. Nicole is also a lecturer at the University for the Creative Arts Epsom, teaching BA, Foundation and International students.


Confirmation email: Once you have made a booking, you will receive a confirmation email detailing all the information you will need prior to your workshop. You will also receive a reminder email one week prior to your workshop.

Registration: Please check your confirmation email for the registration time of your workshop. If the registration time for your workshop is before 11am, please ring the intercom on arrival. For health and safety reasons, it is not possible to admit participants earlier than the registration time.

On arrival: Upon entry, please present your ticket(s) on your device or a note of your booking reference number.

Eating and drinking: No food or drink is permitted in the Museum, other than bottled water. The Fashion and Textile Museum is located in the heart of Bermondsey Street, surrounded by award-winning restaurants, cafes and pubs. So, if you would like to enjoy a meal or a drink before or after your visit, there is plenty to choose from. For more information, check out our plan your visit page or our FAQs.

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