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Here is an inexpensive way to screen print at home! Instead of spending a lot of money on a silk-screening kit or photo emulsion supplies, here is a fun way to try out screen-printing. This can work with hand-drawn or printed designs. It's fun and easy to do! I think the hardest part was being patient while the Mod Podge and ink dried ;)

Enjoy!

blogged at http://purpleadjectives.blogspot.com/

Technique Materials

Fine woven polyester (Georgette or chiffon will do), cardboard, pencil, permanent marker, scissors, Mod Podge, screen printing ink (Speedball is nice), 12" embroidery hoop, an iron.

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    Sep 10, 2010, 05.05 PMby winterdreamdragon

    Awesome! Thanks for sharing this.

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    Aug 21, 2010, 08.18 PMby naynaycookie

    So cool. Thx for the GREAT

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    Jul 30, 2010, 10.18 AMby blizzard14

    this is really awesome. What’s the texture of it like when it’s set? looks a little, plasticy…

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      Jul 30, 2010, 02.26 PMby marinaglory

      The ink dries hard, but it’s still just as flexible as the fabric. (This may vary depending on how much ink you use). I’m assuming any initial stiffness will diminish as you wash it, just like other t-shirts. It’s not shiny but instead has a matte/flat finish. Hope that helps!

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