In this fun 2.5 hr hour class students will learn how to design and create patterns using stamps made from their own designs.

You will learn about using images to make patterns on paper and fabric.

Students will explore the use of ink colours and different placements of their design to create a pattern. 

You will design then create a stamp of your own, and use it to decorate a set of cards, envelopes, gift tags and wrapping paper. There will be examples to look at for ideas.

All materials are provided.

Skills learned in class can also be used at home to continue the printing practice.

Kitty Cardwell from Mrs C and Me runs printmaking workshops for kids, teens, and adults. The programs are designed to help you learn new skills or develop existing ones, all in a fun and relaxed environment. No previous experience is required.

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Class Schedule

Class duration 2 hours.

What you will learn
  • How to use carving tools
  • How to design and carve your own rubber stamps
  • How to print on paper and fabric
What you will get
  • You will get to make and take home 2 personalised rubber stamps
  • A set of cards, envelopes, gift tags and wrapping paper.

What to bring
  • All materials provided
  • Any sketches or design ideas you have
What to wear

Anything goes

Appropriate for

Suitable for ages 13 and over (we will be using craft knives and carving tools)


The Rizzeria

Vendor since 2015

The Rizzeria is a non-profit collective run by people who are designers, artists, zine-makers, print-makers, animators and creative entrepreneurs. We own a two-colour Risograph press which people are welcome to come in and use with the assistance of a volunteer. Over the past eight years we have helped people print their graphic design assignments, posters, comics, invitations, zines, art prints, CD covers and much more.

Our Marrickville space also functions as a retail outlet for Rizzeria members and local artists. We run workshops in risograph printing, bookbinding, screenprinting, watercolour, illustration and much more.

If you are interested in running a workshop or stocking your work with us, please email

Our refund policy for workshops - We do not refund workshop tickets, but are happy to transfer you to another date/workshop. Please provide at least 48 hours notice. 

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