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Screen Printing a Repeat Pattern

Friday, July 24, 2015

Printing a length of your own designed fabric is so exciting but most of us do not have the luxury of a fabric registration table. So using a bit of logic we have come up with step by step guide to printing a repeat pattern on a length of fabric using an A4 screen. Read more

Screen Printed Apron for Making Magazine!

Thursday, March 26, 2015

We are giddily delighted to be featured in this month's Making Magazine! On page 10-11 of April 2015's Making Mag you'll find our project for a spring floral screen printed apron. It was a lot of fun to make and looks fab in print. Read more

Reduction Lino Cut

Friday, March 06, 2015

The reduction lino cut is a method of block printing in which each colour layer is taken from the same block. More lino is removed from the block for each layer and each colour is printed on top of the last. This means that an entire edition must be printed in one go - once you have carved into the block for the next layer, you can't go back to print more. Because of this it is sometimes referred to as the 'suicide printing', but don't worry, it's a lot more cheery than it sounds! Here's how to do it: Read more

‘Screen Printing at Home’ by Karen Lewis Book Review

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

'Screen Printing at Home' by Karen Lewis, is a new comprehensive guide to screen printing onto fabric from the comfort of your kitchen table. Read more

Beginning Printmaking – Books we love

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

We are often asked for recommendations on books to get started on various methods of printmaking. Here is a round up of our favourites for anyone thinking about learning how to print at home.  Read more

Gelli Plates

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

We've been having a lot of interest in Gelli Plates recently so thought it was about time we posted a few of our own Gelli Plate experiments for you to have a look at. If you haven't already heard of Gelli Plates, they're reusable, durable printing plates that allow you to mono-print without a press. Intrigued? Read on... Read more

Screen Printing with Speedball Night Glo for Halloween

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

As Halloween fast approaches, it's time to get those costumes ready. We think it's a perfect opportunity to try out Speedball Night Glo fabric ink! Print glow in the dark Halloween messages, pictures, or even your kids' spooky drawings onto their own costume. That will keep 'em busy this half term. Read more

Block Printing onto Fabric with Permaset Aqua and SpeedyCarve

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

It can be difficult to find the right inks for block printing onto fabric, especially if you haven't got a few days to wait for it to dry. We have loved screen printing with Permaset Aqua Textile Inks, so we wanted to try block printing with them too! Read more

Batik Course with Noel Dyrenforth

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

I don't know about you, but thanks to years of being in school followed by forever being surrounded by children and teachers, Autumn will always signal the beginning of my year and a time to learn something new. This year's September-knowledge-thirst led me to a weekend-long batik course run by Noel Dyrenforth in Hove. Read more

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

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