How to Mix Speedball Fabric Inks

How to Mix Speedball Fabric Inks

Are you hooked on screen printing like I am?  If you have the primary ink colors from Speedball, you can expand your color options by simply mixing the inks together. Sounds easy, right?!  Well, I have found that Speedball Fabric Inks don’t mix like you would...
How to Screen Print on Wood

How to Screen Print on Wood

Are you looking for a quick and easy way to make wood signs?  In the past, I have used stencil vinyl to paint signs. I would attach the stencil directly to the wood, paint, and then peel up the stencil to reveal the painted design.  Today, I want to show you a method...
How to Clean Your Speedball Screen

How to Clean Your Speedball Screen

When well cared for, your Speedball screen can last for hundreds of screen printing projects.  The clean up process for your screen is simple.  You just need a sink and soft brush.  You can clean your screen with dish soap but I have not found that necessary....
Screen Printing on Napkins with Vinyl

Screen Printing on Napkins with Vinyl

Perfect for graduations or birthdays.. cut your own design from vinyl using your Cricut or Silhouette and make personalized disposable napkins for your next party! The Process If you are familiar with my screen printing with vinyl process, you will use the same steps...
How to Screen Print White Ink on Dark Fabrics

How to Screen Print White Ink on Dark Fabrics

Screen printing with white ink can be tricky and frustrating. The consistency of Speedball’s white ink is a little different than other colors. With dark color inks, the ink soaks into the fibers of a shirt and stains the color into the shirt. Because of this,...
Glitter Screen Printed T-Shirts

Glitter Screen Printed T-Shirts

It’s time to add a little sparkle and shine to your t-shirts!  I experimented adding glitter to my screen print process and I’m excited with the results.  The results are not as thick of a glittered surface like you might get with HTV, but it adds a nice...
Screen Printing on Burlap

Screen Printing on Burlap

I’ve been curious whether screen printing would work on burlap.  I decided to give it a try with a few items I found at Hobby Lobby.  I purchased a pre-made burlap banner and 4-count place mats.  You can get a similar banner on Amazon for less.  You can also...
Tip for Screen Printing Onesies

Tip for Screen Printing Onesies

If you have tried screen printing a onesie, you may have found that it’s hard to get an even amount of ink across your design.  When the screen doesn’t sit flush with your fabric, it can be hard to get an even squeegee of the ink.  This is the same case...
How to Screen Print with Blending Colors

How to Screen Print with Blending Colors

I recently saw a shirt with blended colors and decided to give it a try with my vinyl screen printing method. It took a little trial and error to figure out the best approach for making this shirt. I wanted to show you my first (failed) attempt and my final result....