In this pre-recorded live workshop*, you will learn how to carve rubber stamps and use them to create your own, unique, hand printed fabric. Artist Lisa Thorpe shares how to design a focal point block and a repeat pattern blocks. She demonstrates her favorite techniques and tricks to designing and carving a rubber stamp that you can use again and again for both fiber and paper arts.   


Once you have printed on fabric with your stamps, Lisa shares how to embellish them with hand stitching to make your designs pop. This video was describes how to make a special printed fabric Valentine, but these techniques can be applied to any motif! Don’t worry if you don’t have a lot of stitching experience, your stitches can be as simple or as complicated as you want.  Lisa also shares a myriad of ways she has used her hand carved stamps in art quilting, mixed media art, and clothing embellishment. 


In this workshop, you will learn how to:

  • Design, transfer and cut out a rubber stamp block  
  • Print on fabric with your rubber stamp 
  • Create a unique, printed fabric Valentine embellished with hand stitching


Included with the kit:

  • 3 easy cut blocks in 3 sizes
  • Carving tool with #2 blade
  • Transfer tool
  • 12x12” square of linen
  • Versacraft fabric ink pad,
  • Skein of embroidery thread
  • Needle


*Access to the video of this workshop will be available for viewing for one month from the date of purchase. This video is the intellectual property of Lisa Thorpe and is not to be downloaded or copied. Viewing access is intended for the sole purchaser of this class only.

Stamp + Stitch Kit & Video