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Print it forward. If you need it, we will help.

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It's a difficult time right now for so many people and we would like to do what we can to help our customers that need it right now.  Our Print it forward campaign is designed to help our customers that need a little extra help to get the job started (or finished). Wether it's to help you print some things to sell to bring in some much needed cash, a print project that you're doing to raise funds for the NHS, or something to help your well being in a difficult time. If having the right tool, or ink, or...

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Screen printing with stencils for the first time!

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It is that it's easier than you might think, it isn't as messy as you might think and if it does get messy, it's easy to clean up! 

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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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How to Heat fix your Screen Print using an Iron

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Waterbased inks are perfect for printing at home. They are easy to print with and easy to clean up.  Waterbased inks can also be easily cured to make them wash fast.  If you don't heat cure your print it will be ok to touch after drying but it will wash out.  Here's our quick guide to heat curing your screen printed textiles at home using an iron.  You will need: Your print.  Brown paper.  An Iron.    Firstly do your print.  Let it air dry over night or longer, until it is nicely touch dry.  Set your iron to its...

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