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How to screen print fabric on your dining room table!

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We don't just like to keep things simple, things are simple. Overcomplicating things more often than not just leads to not getting them started. Here's our four step guide to screen printing fabric on the dining room table, the coffee table, kitchen table or any table! (it doesn't even need to be a table!)  Screen printing is as easy as: 1. Get your design on to a screen (we can help with this) 2. Put some fabric on the dining room table 3. Pop some ink on the screen. 4. Pull the ink across the screen. We did say it was...

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How to screen print on paper & card

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Screen printing on paper or card is pretty much the same as screen printing on fabric and it's easier than you might think!  First off, you don't need a fancy set up. A little bit of space, a table top and a couple of screen printing products will get you going. In a nutshell you'll need: A screen, a squeegee and some ink. We do a handy kit with all three in: Screen, squeegee, ink kit. You can get as complicated as you like after that, but the process of putting ink on a screen and pushing it through the mesh...

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Give the gift of screen printing this holiday season!

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It's easier to screen print than many people realise, especially if you start out by making stencils. You don't need a lot more than a screen, a squeegee and some ink to go down the stencils route. Luna Lotus wrote a great blog post on How to screen print using stencils that is well worth a read if you haven't already. With both printing with stencils and the holiday season in mind, here are some screen printing gift ideas that won't break the bank and will offer up endless hours of creativity! 1. Hunt The Moon - Screen Printing Kit...

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How to: Screen print using stencils by Luna Lotus

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Paper Stencil Printing with Luna Lotus   I’ve always loved drawing and discovering new ways of creating things since I was a kid. I decided to delve into screen printing after being inspired by other artists selling their artwork on hand made screen printed products. I’ve found screen printing to be one of the most satisfying ways to create something from start to finish. When I first began learning I found the thought of making screens with photo emulsion pretty intimidating and it took a fair few attempts (and many terrible prints) before I got a grasp on each step...

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