Join artist Sarah Pinkerton and discover the art and craft of fabric printing in Bucerías, Mexico. Learn basic pattern design and printing techniques as you create your own stencil inspired by Mexican tiles. By the end of the workshop, you’ll have created a set of fabric cocktail napkins perfect for your next soirée or a canvas tote bag essential for those trips to the market.

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About the Workshop

  • Cost: $2000 MXN (20% non-refundable deposit due at registration)
  • Dates: Dec. 1 | Jan. 5 | Feb. 2 | Mar. 1 | Apr. 5
  • Time: 12-5pm
  • Location: Diseño Natural gallery
  • All supplies provided
  • Project choice: 4 cotton cocktail napkins or a canvas tote bag
  • All skill levels welcome | Adult/teen appropriate
  • Max 12 students per workshop
  • BONUS: Access to private online community for continued learning


  • Learning basic pattern repeat layouts
  • Using inspiration to design motifs and patterns
  • Creating stencils from a variety of materials
  • Turning simple motifs into complex patterns
  • Using stencil printing methods (separate and in combination)
  • Working with opaque and transparent textile inks
  • Understanding registration to create repeats

The Instructor

Sarah is the founder and creative director of See Three Studios, a multidisciplinary design studio based in Bucerías, Mexico. After a 20 year career in art education, she made the transition back to her first love: surface pattern design. She studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, graduating with a BFA in Fine Arts with an emphasis on Textile Design.

Why this Workshop is for You

  1. You love pattern and always want to learn how to create them.
  2. You love textiles and want to create your own printed fabric.
  3. You want to add a new technique to your creative tool belt that can also be applied to other mediums (quilting, pottery, woodworking, etc.)
  4. You learn best hands-on in a laid-back, supportive environment.
  5. You enjoy nurturing your creative spirit, and want to spend the afternoon with folks who feel the same way.