Live Online Workshop for Families: Block Printed Textiles

Live Online Workshop for Families: Block Printed Textiles

Use fun and experimental block printing techniques to create your own textile pattern diary or sketchbook. Learn about traditional designs and printing techniques from Japan’s Edo period and make your own patterned textiles at home.

Use of any sharp or small objects must be supervised by an adult.


  • 2 rectangular sections of thick card/mount board 13cm X 21cm ( please prepare these in advance of the workshop)
  • Approx. 10 A4 sheets of paper
  • Ruler
  • Section of white cotton, slightly larger than A4- You can upcycle an old pillow case or shirt
  • 1 sheet of craft foam
  • Pencil
  • Felt tip pen
  • Cardboard box to cut up ( you only need a small section)
  • Child – friendly scissor
  • Glue stick
  • Acrylic or poster paints
  • Hole punch
  • Ball of wool

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Open today 12:00pm - 5:30pm

Monday to Friday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 9:45am - 8:00pm
Saturday 9:45am - 5:30pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 5:30pm

Closed Mondays: Nov - Feb
Closed 1 Jan; Good Friday; 24-26 Dec

Admission is Free
No booking required
Suggested donation €5


Chester Beatty
Dublin Castle
Dublin 2
D02 AD92