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How to Make a Rainbow Tie Dye T-Shirt

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

We thought it was about time to write a blog showing you how to make this funky rainbow spiral tie dye T-shirt. They come out slightly different every time so once you’ve made one, you’ll want to make one hundred. It’s that addictive. Here’s how: Read more

Screen Printing onto Furniture: How to Print a Table Top

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

One of the best things about screen printing is that it allows you to print onto any flat surface! This week, we have been using Speedball Acrylic Screen Printing Inks to print on this gorgeous 1960s coffee table. Here’s how to do it: Read more

How to Make a Tie Dye Top with Colour Magnet

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

We have been enjoying the sunshine here at Handprinted so we thought we would show you how to make a Summery top out of an old plain T-shirt using Colour Magnet andProcion DyesRead more

‘The Handprinted Home’ by Jenny McCabe Book Review

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Jenny McCabe’s new book ‘The Handprinted Home’ features 35 gorgeous printing projects to make our homes the envy of all our friends. Read more

Printing postcards onto Ply!

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Our Japanese Ply is also perfect for posting – thin and light enough to be classed as a standard letter by Royal Mail. Who wouldn’t want to receive this hardwearing postcard! This method of printing can also be used for paper and is a great low cost press that will give you surprisingly good, consistent results. Read more

Ice Dyeing

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

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Woodcut Postcards

Friday, May 23, 2014

A simple step by step to printing postcards using Japanese Ply and Caligo Safe Wash Relief Inks. Read more

Registering layers on fabric without a registration table.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

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Use Speedball Speed Clean to remove Screen Filler

Sunday, January 05, 2014

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Tie Dyed T-Shirts from Tillicoultry Primary School

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

We were sent these photos by Heather from Tillicoultry Primary School. She tie dyed all of these T-shirts and bags with 57 children. The children got to keep their T-shirts and the bags were sold at their Christmas fair where they were a fantastic success. They used just three Procion MX colours: Lemon Yellow, Bright Turquoise and Magenta. It is a great illustration of the variety of colours you can achieve with just these three colours. If you would like a copy of the instructions please click here!  Read more