Kristin Nicholas Design


2014 Getting Stitched on the Farm Retreats are now live! Scroll down to register. For photos of past retreats and more information, check out this site here.

Payment is by Paypal at time of registration. If you do not do Paypal, I can accomodate credit cards. We will have to arrange for a telephone call for the credit card transaction. Please email me at kristinnicholas AT gmail DOT com to arrange for a time for you to call me for a telephone transaction.

Scroll down to see the classes and descriptions. The order button is BELOW the class description.

Once you register, I will e-mail you a registration form for you to fill out your name, address, and other information including dietary needs. If necessary, you will also receive a homework assignment.

Please make sure you check your Paypal e-mail address for the registration form.


August 16, 2014 - Simple Fabric Printing

I may be adding a few Fall 2014 classes so check back or subscribe to my Newsletter via the right sidebar of my blog

Simple Fabric Printing


Date: August 16, 2014 - Saturday

Hours: 9:30 to 4:30

Includes snacks, beverages, and farm-raised lunch. 

Our farm is 2 hours from Boston and 3 1/2 hours from NYC. 

See this page for Where to Stay ideas

See this page for directions to the farm.  

What will you learn and make? 

•You will learn to design and print your own fabric using my favorite printing technique. 

•We will begin by talking about design and what shapes and motifs are successful and why. 

•You will make your very own foam printing blocks that you can take with you for further fabric and paper printing. 

•You will learn how to print on cotton fabric and learn about the paints available for printing. 

•You will make a printed fabric bag and fabric for a printed dishtowel or napkins. The fabric can also be turned into a pretty pillow for your sofa.

•Includes tour of farmhouse, farm and conversation about living and working on a sheep farm.  


What is included: Materials for making printing blocks. Fabric paints for printing will be supplied. One piece of fabric and a canvas bag to print on. If you want to purchase additional fabric, it will be available.

Class Size: Limited to 6 students 

Price: $225 includes snacks, beverages, and farm-raised lunch. Choices of vegetarian, chicken and lamb available.

There will be no refunds for this workshop - Please know that you can make it before registering. 

You will receive a registration form to be completed. Please note any dietary restrictions so I can plan accordingly.

Begins: August 16, 2014
Ends: August 16, 2014
Limited to 6 participants
Cost: $225.00
Deposit to Pre-register: $225.00