Entries by Holly Best

Why and How to Clean Your Screen Printing Equipment

Why and How to Clean Your Screen Printing Equipment In the world of screen printing, maintaining your screens is as crucial as choosing the right design or ink.   Clean and clear screens are the foundation for high-quality prints, ensuring consistent results and extending the lifespan of your valuable equipment.   Over time, ink build […]

Why Choose WaterBased Ink for Fabric Printing?

Why Choose Water-Based Ink for Fabric Printing?   In the world of printing ink, water-based ink has emerged as a sweeping choice for screen printing, particularly in fabric printing.   Plastisol ink firstly dominated the scene due to its convenience and versatility, But guess what? Waterbased ink is super friendly to the Earth and makes […]

How To Screen Print Your Own Christmas Tree Cards

As the holiday season approaches, many people look for unique ways to express their festive spirit. One thoughtful and creative option is to craft your own Christmas cards using the fun and versatile technique of screen printing. With a bit of preparation and some simple supplies, you can create personalised cards! In this tutorial we […]

Mastering the Art: Top Tips for Cutting Paper Stencils in Screen Printing

Mastering the Art: Top Tips for Cutting Paper Stencils in Screen Printing   Screen printing is a versatile and creative craft, and cutting a paper stencil is a fundamental skill every enthusiast should master. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to refine your technique, these expert tips will guide you through the process. Choose the […]

Brand Focus: Speedball

Are you ready to dive into the colourful world of screen printing with Speedball? Speedball, is a renowned name in screen printing craft industry, and we are proud to be distributors. Join us as we unveil more information about the brand and the products they offer. The Heart-warming Tale Speedball Printing is like a time-traveling […]

Halloween Craft Ideas for kids

Struggling to entertain the kids during October half term and fancy getting crafty and making some spooky makes? We have compiled a list of our favourite Screen printed items, that would make the perfect crafting activities for your little Ghouls and Gremlins. Screen printing, also known as silk screening, is a captivating art form that […]

MEET THE MAKER- BERKSHIRE PRINTMAKERS

  Berkshire Printmakers are husband and wife – Sarah and Cipriano Martinez,  who work together teaching silkscreen printing workshops and courses for anyone from 5 years upwards to 95, in schools, colleges, art centres and even festivals. They print on both paper and textiles, and there most popular workshops are t-shirt printing,  even running Print […]

5 EASY Ways to cure a screen printed t-shirts at home

Curing is a crucial step in the screen printing process that ensures the longevity and durability of your prints. While professional print shops have specialised equipment for this task, curing screen prints at home is entirely possible with the right techniques and materials. In this blog post, we will guide you through different ways of […]