How to Screen Print with Mixed Speedball Ink Colors

Sep 2, 2019 | Cricut Projects, Ink, Screen Printing, Tutorials

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One of the benefits of using your vinyl cutter for screen printing rather than HTV is that you can create a huge range of colors. With HTV, you must order a new roll of vinyl for each color you want to use. With Speedball fabric ink, you can take a basic set of colors and mix them to create an unlimited number of colors and shades. To kick of your fall crafting, I have developed a recipe guide to help you mix the perfect fall colors. Using Speedball's starter ink set (red, yellow, blue, black, and white) plus a jar of brown, this guide will teach you how to make 18 unique colors.

How to mix speedball green guide

I've mixed up one of the colors from the Fall Ink Recipe Guide called Avocado.  I am using this green color to screen print matching “You Guac My World” shirts for my twin nieces. Here's a look at the process:

Supplies Needed for this Project

you guac my world svg cricut

If you would like to learn more about how to use your Cricut, Silhouette, or vinyl cutter to screen print at home, I have a step-by-step guide to help you get started.  It includes each step of the process with lots of photos. Screen Printing Guide Available Here.

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  1. What kind of jars do you put your mixed ink in to store and how long does it last?


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