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December Virtual Class
Mixing Inks and Screen Printing Shirts
I can't wait to craft with you virtually! Below is everything you need to know to prepare for the event.
DECEMBER 3 AT 3PM CST VIA ZOOM
Supplies You Will Need
Screen Printing Kit
If you are new to screen printing, this Screen Printing with Craft Vinyl Kit is a great way to get started with all the basic supplies. It includes the screen, squeegee, vinyl, transfer tape, and parchment paper. This kit can be found in most Hobby Lobby stores as well as various other craft stores.
In addition to this kit, you will need a few supplies mentioned below.
You can also get the screen printing supplies individually. Here are the supplies and brands I recommend:
- 10″x14″ Screen Printing Frame
- 8″ to 9″ Squeegee – You can use the Red Baron squeegee that comes in this kit OR this is my favorite 8″ squeegee
- Speedball Fabric Inks: Silver, Red, and Yellow (you will need all 3 colors to mix the Gingerbread color. If you would rather screen print in a different color, you can choose any color.
- 1 Piece of Oracal 651 Vinyl
- Transfer Tape
- Painter's Tape
- Parchment Paper
In addition to these screen printing supplies, for this project, you will need:
- Blank t-shirts, sweatshirts, etc. You can screen print one or make multiple shirts during the class.
- Syringes for measuring the ink
- Glass bowl or disposable container to mix inks
- Spatula, spoon or craft stick for mixing ink
- Gingerbread Bakery SVG (This will be sent to your email address. Let me know if you do not receive it.)
Frequently Asked Questions
How do we login to the event?
What do I need to have prepared before the event?
- Gather all of the supplies outlined above.
- Cut and weed the provided design. You'll receive an email with more details on how to cut the file.
Please do these 2 things before the event, so we can jump right into the screen printing process and finish the project during the our live. If you have any questions about these steps, contact me here.
What if I can't make it at the last minute?
Will I really learn how to screen print in this 1.5 hour session?
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