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How to screen print (from scratch) by Boom Done Shop

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The first and no doubt what will be one of the most read guest blog posts comes from Boom Done Shop. It's a great blog to read if you're starting out and want to get set up without spending a small fortune! Boom Done Shop: I didn't go to fashion college, I woke up one morning and decided I was going to do this. If you want to learn how to screen print too, this guide will help you get started and dodge some pitfalls. In a sentence, screen printing is creating an image on a surface by pressing ink...

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Understanding Screen Printing Mesh counts

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What mesh count do I need? Screens come with different mesh counts for different printing needs. There are lots of choices but for most jobs there are a few common mesh counts everyone uses.  To understand them best and make the right choice the first thing we need to know is US or UK mesh count?  US Mesh Measurement - This is done by how many Threads per inch, not the size of the holes. The numbers tend to be higher for these mesh counts and at Hunt the Moon we don't really use them.  UK T Measurement - This is how...

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