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....
Screen Printing vs. Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV)

Screen Printing vs. Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV)

If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you may have noticed my new obsession hobby is screen printing with Oracal 651 vinyl. Since I shared my first screen printing tutorial, many of you have asked why I prefer screen printing over heat transfer vinyl. ...
8 Screen Printing Tips and Tricks

8 Screen Printing Tips and Tricks

Keep your screen taut. Your screen should be stretched extremely tight across your frame. After using a new screen for a while, it will be come loose. This Screen Tool comes in super handy to push the vinyl spline back into the frame and tighten the screen. Apply a...
How to Screen Print Using Craft Vinyl

How to Screen Print Using Craft Vinyl

Are you a HTV (heat transfer vinyl) addict like me?  I have been designing shirts for my girls for years.  While I enjoy creating shirts with HTV, I have always preferred wearing screen printed shirts.  Recently, I tried screen printing and I’m hooked! ...