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Ford Cove Project
Ford House, the historic estate of Edsel and Eleanor Ford, is teaming up with the Great Lakes Commission (GLC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for a project to restore disappearing wildlife habitats along the shoreline of Ford Cove on Lake St. Clair — part of Michigan’s Great Lakes waterway.
Maker Studio: Screen Printing (SOLD OUT)
Saturday, February 17
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
ABOUT THIS EVENT:
For this Maker Studio, we are learning about screen-printing from Scarlet Crane Creations artist Shayla Johnson. Try your hand at screen-printing using designs created by Shayla Johnson and experiment with the different designs and colors. Each ticket holder walks away with 3 tea towels. Supplies are provided, and all abilities are welcome!
This program is for adults only.
ABOUT THIS INSTRUCTOR:
Trained in product design at Georgia Tech and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Shayla Johnson specializes in minimalist line drawings and watercolor paintings to create contemporary patterns that bring everyday products to life. She has been serving as a maker and textile designer in Detroit for 6 years.
Her passion is creating hand-printed art and textiles that are used to make stylish and unique home decor and accessories. Scarlet Crane is a dedicated micro-batch textile printing house that specializes in hand-printed fabrics used to create home decor products and lifestyle accessories. Unique surface patterns range from free-flowing florals to abstract textures to create stylish and sophisticated collections. Our goods serve handcrafted giftware, home decor, and fashion accessory markets. Scarlet Crane Creations operates in an entirely American supply chain with fabrics that are sourced in the US, and production focused locally in Detroit, MI. All inks are also eco-friendly.
- Friend of Ford House/Member Adult: $50
- Public Adult: $60
Please read our ticketing & admission policies thoroughly.
An annual Friends of Ford House membership is a great way to enjoy all that Ford House has to offer! Enjoy discounted tickets, pre-sale access, exclusive events, and more.
Ford House is grateful for the generous support of Ford Motor Company Fund and helping us fulfill our educational mission and making Ford House more accessible to our community.
Ford House is a 501c3 nonprofit and National Historic Landmark. Experience the historic family home of Edsel Ford, the only son of Henry Ford, and his wife, Eleanor. Visitors from all over the world come to wander, wonder, and explore the beauty of this 1928 National Historic Landmark and uncover a unique piece of the American automotive story in metro Detroit. Learn more below.